Python is far from a top performer according to benchmark test...

JanC usenet_spam at janc.invalid
Fri Jan 9 22:39:09 CET 2004

"Krzysztof Stachlewski" <stach at> schreef:

> With "heavy use of Numeric module" you were calling functions
> written in C. So how can you say that Python is fast,
> when C code is doing all the work.

I think all (or at least most) of the tested compilers, VMs, etc. were 
written in C/C++, and thus are using libraries written in C/C++...


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