why huge speed difference btwn 1.52 and 2.1?

Aahz Maruch aahz at panix.com
Sun Jun 3 17:07:56 CEST 2001

In article <9f8fgs$ooo$1 at knot.queensu.ca>,
robin senior <rsenior at hotmail.com> wrote:
>I have a pretty simple script for processing a flat file db, running on
>Python 2.1; I tried running it under 1.52 for kicks, and to my surprise it
>ran almost 10 times as fast! Could someone let me know why 2.1 would be so
>much slower?

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