Python is slow

James Mills prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Mon Dec 15 06:00:33 CET 2008


On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 2:59 PM, James Mills
<prologic at shortcircuit.net.au> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Benjamin Kaplan
> <benjamin.kaplan at case.edu> wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 11:38 PM, cm_gui <cmgui2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> hahaha, do you know how much money they are spending on hardware to
>>> make
>>> youtube.com fast???
>>
>> Obviously not enough to get to the point where it's cheaper to have the
>> programmers write C code. And the hardware is more for handling the intense
>> traffic that YouTube gets, not for speeding up the site.
>
> Seriously cm_gui, you're a fool.
> Python is not slow.

And I should clarify that by stating
that the CPython interpreter is NOT slow.

--JamesMills



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