Python is far from a top performer according to benchmarktest...

Roy Smith roy at
Tue Jan 13 02:02:25 CET 2004

Robin Becker <robin at> wrote:
> -Common blocks are an invention of the Devil-ly yrs- 

There's no evil you can commit in FORTRAN with common blocks that you 
can't do just as well in C with globals and pointers.

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