vincent_a_primavera at ralphpill.com
Tue May 15 14:05:37 CEST 2001
My point is that the end result is a very efficient program... The task of
writing much of anything useful in assembly is a chore. We have to weigh the
advantages of the speed of a program against the learning curve and ease of
it's parent language's use...
Vincent A. Primavera
On Tuesday 15 May 2001 15:50, you wrote:
> In article <mailman.989935522.30456.python-list at python.org>,
> Vincent A.Primavera <vincent_a_primavera at ralphpill.com> wrote:
> > I love all these speed debates but if speed were our only concern
> >we would all be writing in assembly for all non internet based
> Not necessarily. Writing complex programs in assembley is slow; a good
> C compiler on a modern chip can beat all but the very best assembley
> wizards. Just try writing a simple SQL statement in assembley.
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