Could Python supplant Java?

d2002xx d2002xx at
Wed Aug 21 19:54:50 CEST 2002

> What you mean by "slowest" -- runtime or compile time. I remember
> the best C/C++ compilers from the TopSpeed: they had very slow
> compile time, but at the runtime they are still fastest and also
> provides smallest binaries.

Compile time, of course. Especially when compiling with -O3, I
remember that it's because the inline optimizator that g++ used is
older than what gcc uses.

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