steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Nov 30 18:05:28 CET 2005
David Rasmussen wrote:
> Harald Armin Massa wrote:
>>Dr. Armin Rigo has some mathematical proof, that High Level Languages
>>like esp. Python are able to be faster than low level code like
>>Fortran, C or assembly.
> Faster than assembly? LOL... :)
I don't see why this is so funny. A good C compiler with optimization
typically produces better code than an equivalent assembly language
program. As compilation techniques improve this gap is likely to widen.
There's less and less reason to use assembler language with each passing
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