python speed

Kay Schluehr kay.schluehr at gmx.net
Wed Nov 30 17:08:19 CET 2005


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.
>
> I am not wise enough to understand that proof.
>
> Maybe I understood those papers totally wrong and he was saying
> something totally different.

Here is a paper of Armin explaining his psycology:

http://psyco.sourceforge.net/theory_psyco.pdf

Heck, Python has at least one programmer who is computer scientist and
knows how to draw commutative diagrams :)




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