Python future performance and speed
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Sun Aug 22 18:12:35 CEST 2004
>>>>> "Roy" == Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> writes:
Roy> (aka scripting) languages in general. I can think of no
Roy> reason why so much software is still written in languages
Roy> like C++ other than performance (or at least, the perception
Roy> of it).
No need for virtual machine.
Real time requirements and predictabilify (e.g. fine grained control
of memory management).
Large amount of legacy code.
But most often it's still inertia and ignorance. Never underestimate
the power of incompetence ;-).
Ville Vainio http://tinyurl.com/2prnb
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