Python IO performance?
robhall at ii.net
Wed Jun 4 15:05:14 CEST 2003
"Tim Roberts" <timr at probo.com> wrote in message
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> "Rob Hall" <robhall at ii.net> wrote:
> >I converted the program into Ada - Ada being very fast. But there were
> >real performance gains here.
> I'm taking this thread wildly off-topic, but that line intrigued me. The
> last time I worked with Ada, better than a decade ago, the compilers were
> absolutely hopeless, partly because the language is so vast and complex.
> It looked like there would never be a time Ada could compete with C or
> Fortran in terms of performance.
> Has that situation changed?
> - Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
> Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.
I've only dabbled in ada over the last few years. I've always found it on
par or better than c++ on simple projects (which is all I use it for). I
often convert small peices of Python into Ada, but this is the first time
I've used it primarily for serious IO.
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