Python is slow

cm_gui cmgui2 at
Thu Dec 11 00:39:01 CET 2008

You guys are living in denial.
Python is SLOW, especially for web apps.

Instead of getting mad, why don't get together and come up with a
faster VM/interpreter?

The emperor doesn't like to be told he is not wearing any clothes?

On 10 Dec, 14:48, Luis M. González <luis... at> wrote:
> And when I say Wrong, I mean WRONG!!!
> And I am not saying that you are confussed.
> I say that you are WRONG!
> And when someone says so many times that you are wrong, it is because
> you are WRONG!
> And don't say that you are not wrong, because you are wrong!
> You are Wrong. Very Wrong.
> On Dec 10, 3:42 pm, cm_gui <cmg... at> wrote:
> >
> > I fully agree with Krzysztof Kowalczyk .
> > Can't they build a faster VM for Python since they love the language
> > so much?
> > Python is SLOW.    And I am not comparing it with compiled languages
> > like C.
> > Python is even slower than PHP!

> > Just go to any Python website and you will know.
> > An example is:
> > And this site is created by the creators of Django!
> > And it is not just this Python site that is slow. There are many many
> > Python sites which are very slow. And please don’t say that it could
> > be the web hosting or the server which is slow — because when so many
> > Python sites are slower than PHP sites, it couldn’t be the web
> > hosting.   Also, Zope/Plone is even slower.
> > Python is slow. Very slow.

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