Speed Comparison Perl Python & C

Paul Rubin http
Wed Mar 3 01:58:43 CET 2004


ciw42 at hotmail.com (ciw42) writes:
> Compiled optimised code will (should) always be significantly faster than
> interpreted code, but you lose all of the benefits of using a language such
> as Python in the process, so it's all rather pointless comparing languages
> in this way.

Of course you won't lose those benefits.  The result of compiling
Python to optimized native code is that the Python code will run
faster that way.  In other regards, it will be the same.  You keep the
benefits and gain more speed.



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