Python is slow

Luis M. González luismgz at
Thu Dec 11 13:06:19 CET 2008

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.

Now seriously, just to finish your idiotic rant, check the Pypy

And if you still think this is not enough, why don't you help these
guys to make it faster?


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