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

Jeff Epler jepler at unpythonic.net
Mon Jan 12 17:24:23 CET 2004


On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 05:42:22AM -0800, Lothar Scholz wrote:
> Python for hardcore numerics, even with PyNumerics, is simply a very
> bad solution.

I think that many of us are not in a situation where we have to make our
program run fast enough to save a million on a supercomputer, but where
we have to make our program run soon enough to save a few thousands or
maybe tens of thousands on programmer time.

ObLink: http://cens.ioc.ee/projects/f2py2e/

Jeff




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