cpython-java binding (SHOULD Python supplant Java) ?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at opus-gmbh.net
Mon Aug 26 14:18:07 CEST 2002

d2002xx wrote:
> * Gerhard Häring <gerhard.haering at gmx.de> wrote:
>> d2002xx wrote in comp.lang.python:
>> > Jython is too slow and incomplete
>> Actually tried it or just making random guesses?
> Yes I tried. Very slow starting-up time (common problem in java) and
> its benchmark result is three time slower than cpython.

That very much depends on the application. Jython can sometimes be even
faster than CPython, especially for meaningless benchmarks <0.5 wink>:

> I don't want to see it anymore...

I'm currently writing an app that works on CPython (+ DCOracle2 +
mxDateTime) as well as Jython (+ zxJDBC +zxDateTime). I currently need lots
of workarounds for zxDateTime (will perhaps try to enhance it later and
submit a few patches), but it works very fine so far. Performance of Jython
is also fine, of course there _is_ more startup overhead.

> Hey! Why set its followup to "poster"? A trick?

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