why python is slower than java?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Nov 5 21:48:08 CET 2004

"Maurice LING" <mauriceling at acm.org> wrote in message 
news:418b166f$1 at news.unimelb.edu.au...
> This may be a dumb thing to ask, but besides the penalty for dynamic 
> typing, is there any other real reasons that Python is slower than Java?

To the extent that this is true, development money, though it is sometimes 
amazing what unpaid or semi-paid volunteers have done with Python.

Terry J. Reedy

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