What is Python good for?

Russell Turpin russell_turpin at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 18 22:57:05 CEST 2001


Courageous <jkraska at san.rr.com> wrote in message news:<jnf5qt44odbgg3m4soirohd9k0njkbnnqu at 4ax.com>...
> Almost always, the [performance] problem is one 
> of the following:
> 
> 1. Inapproriate use of synchronous/unbuffered I/O.
> 2. Poor algorithmic complexity.

Don't forget: 3. Memory management. In C++, that 
often moves up to first place. (Unless you're doing
real-time programming, in the standard modus
operandi that statically allocates everything.)

Russell



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