Python's Performance

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at
Sun Oct 9 20:04:11 CEST 2005

Laszlo Zsolt Nagy a écrit :
> Dave wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I would like to gather some information on Python's runtime 
>> performance. As far as I understand, it deals with a lot of string 
>> objects. Does it require a lot string processing during program 
>> execution? How does it handle such time-consuming operations? Is there 
>> a way to find out how many string operations (perhaps in the 
>> underlying system) ) it does during program execution?
> Do you want to know how many internal string operations are done inside 
> the Python interpreter? I believe it is not a useful information. There 
> are benchmarks testing the *real performance* of Python.
> For example:

A benchmark stating that Python is interpreted is bullshit.

>   Les

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