Python too slow?

dongie.agnir at dongie.agnir at
Thu Jan 10 14:05:53 CET 2008

On Jan 10, 3:00 am, Ant <ant... at> wrote:
> On Jan 10, 12:04 pm, " at" < at>
> wrote:
> > For the most part, I agree with you, which is why I chose Python in
> > the first place.  I like quick development.  Unfortunately, this is
> > one of those cases where execution time is a factor.  Who knows, maybe
> > someone who's done camera vision with Python will come in and say it's
> > just the algorithm in the example that needs work (I'm crossing my
> > fingers that that's the case).
> It would probably be worth reposting your question with a different
> subject line. Something along the lines of "Image/Video processing
> performance in Python", and explaining what you actually want to
> achieve. "Python too slow?" doesn't give enough information - clearly
> Python is fast enough for many many tasks, since it is so widely used.
> It also sounds like a troll - so many people who would actually be
> able to assist you (such as the PIL, pygame and numpy/scipy
> communities) may have ignored this thread.
> Cheers,
> --
> Ant.

Thanks for the advice.  I'll do that now.

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