Is Python really slow?

geoff at elj.com geoff at elj.com
Tue May 30 10:50:52 CEST 2000


In article <8gtn29$s8u$1 at ites.inria.fr>,
  Cedric Adjih <adjih at crepuscule.com> wrote:

[..]

> If you need more speed than Python has (but not top speed), and
something
> 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

      http://mageos.ifrance.com/bouchard/


2. the Text Processing Benchmark by F.Dominicus

      http://www.qss.cz/bench/

3. The Personal Software Process: an Independent Study

      http://www.nyx.net/~vputz/psp_index/book1.html

   Chapter 15. Appendix A: Eiffel vs C++

      http://www.nyx.net/~vputz/psp_index/c15426.html

Geoff

> -- Cedric


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