Python Speed Question and Opinion
insom at iol.ie
Wed Jun 9 11:53:01 CEST 2004
> Anyone who is writing python and has speed of execution as a priority has a
> screw loose, just as anyone writing assembler and expecting ease of
The above essay, while dealing with Erlang, does something to dispell the
myth that performace == assembler.
A sequential-scan in assembler is still a sequential-scan - if you can
implement, for example, BTrees easily in Python, then on large datasets
that's a win.
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