Code that ought to run fast, but can't due to Python limitations.

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at
Sun Jul 5 07:51:52 CEST 2009

On Jul 4, 4:35 pm, John Nagle <na... at> wrote:
>     The temptation is to write tokenizers in C, but that's an admission
> of language design failure.

No it isn't.  It's only a failure of Python to be the language that
does everything *you* want.

Carl Banks

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