speed comparison of IDL, numPy, Matlab

Paul van Delst pvandelst at ncep.noaa.gov
Tue Feb 6 08:46:41 EST 2001

David Lees wrote:
> Paul,
> Thanks for the URL to pydl.  It looks quite interesting.
> I am a Python newbie, but your comments Python syntax and being "wordy"
> seem a bit misplaced.

I should've put a smiley after that statement. That comment was meant as an indictment on
(towards?) me (feeling old and stuff, :o( ), not Python.


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