Is Python really slow?

Fredrik Lundh effbot at
Sun May 28 08:27:53 EDT 2000

Alexander <alecdem at> wrote:
> Actually I've created array and did something like this :
> for k in xrange(1,10000):
>   for m in range(1,10000):
>     x[m] =  .... #some calculation of the value of an array's element x[m]
> and this work's realy slow compared to C. I don't mind it working 3 times
> slower, but ..
> Perhaps it is possible, to do something like  implementing loops in C inside
> Python ??


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