Python future performance and speed

Anthony Baxter anthonybaxter at gmail.com
Sun Aug 22 08:28:49 CEST 2004


On 21 Aug 2004 20:59:35 -0700, Paul Rubin
<"http://phr.cx"@nospam.invalid> wrote:
> Well, whenever I want to write a mainstream application and think of
> using Python, my first reaction is that Python is too slow...

Too slow for what? 

I'm not being facetious here - what exactly are the bits of Python that
are too slow? I used to think this as well, but see my PyCon paper from
earlier this year.



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