Python / C: small runtime difference?

Tim Peters at
Fri Sep 12 19:23:56 CEST 2003

[Martin Schneider]
> I chose a simple bubblesort because I wanted to compare the
> performance of handcoded Python with handcoded C. I know that the
> internal sort() routine of Python will beat the living daylights out
> of my bubblesort :-)

Hey, I'm not proud -- if it turns out your bubblesort runs faster, let me
know and I'll try to make an adaptive bubblesort out of it <wink>.

    useless-ideas-until-they-give-up-ly y'rs  - tim

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