Is Python really slow?

geoff at geoff at
Tue May 30 10:50:52 CEST 2000

In article <8gtn29$s8u$1 at>,
  Cedric Adjih <adjih at> wrote:


> If you need more speed than Python has (but not top speed), and
> more clean than C++, you can try something in between, such
> as Java or Eiffel.

Some interesting reading:

1. Counting words in a text
   Comparison of several algorithms and languages

2. the Text Processing Benchmark by F.Dominicus

3. The Personal Software Process: an Independent Study

   Chapter 15. Appendix A: Eiffel vs C++


> -- Cedric

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