Python is slow?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Oct 3 22:00:27 CEST 2008

greg wrote:
> Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> We agree that the restriction is artificial, and I think irrational
> I think it's irrational for another reason, too -- it's
> actually vacuous. There's nothing to prevent you creating
> a set of patches that simply say "Delete all of the original
> source and replace it with the following".
> Then you're effectively distributing the modified source in
> its entirety, just with a funny header at the top of each
> source file that serves no useful purpose.

The useful purpose is to show that you are distributing your work under 
someone else's product name, instead of making up your own as you ought to.

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