how fast is Python?

Irmen de Jong irmen at
Wed Aug 20 23:19:14 CEST 2003

Python is fast enough for me, especially 2.3.

Profile & code slow parts as C extensions.
Include your own assembly there if so desired.

Investigate Psyco. There was one example on this
newsgroup that showed that Python+psyco actually
outperformed the same program in compiled C.


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