Python future performance and speed

Harry George harry.g.george at boeing.com
Wed Aug 25 19:46:59 CEST 2004


"Robert Brewer" <fumanchu at amor.org> writes:

> Jacek Generowicz wrote:
> > Peter Hansen <peter at engcorp.com> writes:
> > 
> > > The last time I checked, Java and C++ (even C) were widely
> > > considered to be high level languages.
> > 
> > The fact many people hold an erroneous belief, does not make said
> > belief any less erroneous.
> > 
> > > Has someone been raising the bar while I wasn't looking?
> > 
> > The developers of all the truly high-level languages ?
> > 
> > There was a time when assembler was high-level.
> 
> Someday, even Python will be a low-level language.
> 
> ;)
> 
> 
> Robert Brewer
> MIS
> Amor Ministries
> fumanchu at amor.org

A common term for Python and similar higher-level-than-C languages is
"VHLL" (Very High Level Language").  


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