Java vs Python Benchmarks: Java is faster

Emile van Sebille emile at
Fri Feb 1 12:27:39 EST 2002

<brueckd at> wrote in message
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> That's why I asked whether or not the JIT was enabled in the tests
and, if
> so, if you could re-run them without it. Maybe the low number of
> is because it's not suprising that a semi-compiled-to-native program
> faster?

Or that a lot of us already know that there are faster languages, but
that python is fast enough anyway?


Emile van Sebille
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