Python speed vs csharp

Gerhard Häring gh at
Mon Aug 4 18:27:21 CEST 2003

Alex Martelli wrote:
> On Monday 04 August 2003 04:27 pm, Gerhard Häring wrote:
>>I interpreted Mr. Gonzi's statement "Python is crap" to be meant for
>>numerical programming. Which I can support, unless you use third-party
>>libraries like Numeric, psyco or others.
> [...] Using psyco is as hard as inserting _two_ statements into your code.
> You may call it "using a library", [...]
> I'm afraid these observations suggest you may not have thought the
> issues through.

I'm well aware of what Psyco is and was even aware that 'library' was 
not really describing it very well while typing my post (though you 
'use' it as a library from within your Python programs!). I should have 
been less lazy and replaced 'library' with 'addon' ;-)

-- Gerhard

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