[ann] Minimal Python project

Edward K. Ream edream at tds.net
Sat Jan 11 22:40:53 CET 2003


> > If JIT's are so effective, why are the swing classes so slow?
>
> Think of how slow they'd be without the JIT compilers! After all,
> they're doing in Java what any sane package does in C with
> assembler assists.

I am _not_ denying that JIT's can speed up code!  I am raising doubts about
whether any JIT can produce results superior to hand-written C code.  The
two issues are completely different!

Edward
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