WHY is python slow?

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Jun 7 12:18:11 CEST 2001

In article <mailman.991900751.7603.python-list at python.org>,
	Steven Haryanto <steven at haryan.to> writes:
> Although it is generally accepted that Python is slower than
> Java/Perl/Ruby, 

Well, actually I do not accept this. :)
Speed comparisons are always related to the task you want to solve.
Anybody who really needs speed in execution 
will get it done with python or any other language.

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