how fast is Python?
steve.horsley1 at virgin.NO_SPAM.net
Thu Aug 28 21:40:59 CEST 2003
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 22:00:19 +0000, Andrew Dalke wrote:
> Spend a few tens of millions on developing just-in-time compilers
> and program analysis. That worked for Java.
Have you heard of Jython - python language running on a java VM? It's kind
of double interpreted - the python source is converted to JVM bytecode,
and then the JVM runs it however that JVM runs bytecode. I guess it should
be many times faster than python because of the JVM performance, and
wopuld be interested to hear any comparisons.
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