Python Speed Question and Opinion

Irmen de Jong irmen at
Sat Jun 5 17:32:35 CEST 2004

Maboroshi wrote:

> In my opinion  Python is the best language there is and I love it. The
> reason for me asking these questions was because I saw a lot of people
> trying to compare python to C and I had to find out what the big deal was
> and why C would be a faster language - I like to know how things work -

I have taken the liberty of taking a few of the comments made
in this thread and writing them down here:
I've added a few other things related to Python's performance,
such as a short reference to Psyco.

--Irmen de Jong.

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