Java vs Python Benchmarks: Java is faster

brueckd at brueckd at
Fri Feb 1 16:38:38 CET 2002

On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Bryan wrote:

> > I'm still not willing to give java the benefit of the doubt yet.
> Agreed. The test suites are rather limited in nature. I would welcome the
> results of a more in-depth analysis. However, the trollish nature of my
> post and resulting low number of replies leads me to believe no one can or
> is willing to really back up any claims to the contrary.

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 replies
is because it's not suprising that a semi-compiled-to-native program is


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