Python is slow

Sean Allen sean at
Sat Jun 7 22:48:42 CEST 2008

On May 24, 2008, at 1:56 AM, cm_gui wrote:

> okay, maybe Python is only slightly slower than PHP,
> but it APPEARS to be much slower.
> there is a distinct waiting time whenever you access a python web page
> before the page starts loading.  but once it loads, it is fast.
> php page starts loading immediately once you access it,
> but you can see the page slowly loading.
> because you see the page starts loading immediately, you feel it is
> fast.

that is a product your html. in fact, there are entire books written  
about it.

for example, if i put a external script in the head of the page that  
is a large
script, rendering of the entire page will pause.

if that script isnt needed to display the intial page, by moving the  
tag to the end of the body of the page, rendering will proceed quicker  
terms of time to display to user although overall speed will be the  

More information about the Python-list mailing list