[OT] New to Python: Features

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Oct 6 02:07:54 CEST 2004

Richard Blackwood wrote:

[... proves he has a sense of humor ...]
>> Python is generally 2000 to 3000 times faster than Java if you run Java
>> on a toaster and Python on a super-cooled space computer orbiting
>> Saturn.
> I guess that means no.  I have to install that JIT module someone 
> refered me to.

No, it's not widely known but JIT really stands for "Java In Toaster", 
so you'd more or less guarantee slow execution times.

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