Why I love python.
dfan at harmonixmusic.com
Fri Aug 13 21:12:31 CEST 2004
Nick Patavalis <npat at efault.net> writes:
| To cut the thread short, what I mean is that an application that has
| to do something like:
| for i in range(N):
| a[i] = b[i] + c[i]
| is bound to be 10 to 100 times slower than the equivalent coded in
Although note that (at least by my timing)
a = map( operator.add, b, c )
is 3 times as fast as your Python version, bringing the code up to
being only 3 to 33 times slower than C.
I'm sure that pyrex could bring the speed up a heck of a lot more, too.
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