python simply not scaleable enough for google?
rami.chowdhury at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 19:58:49 CET 2009
On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 09:32:28 -0800, Alf P. Steinbach <alfps at start.no>
> This also seems religious. It's like in Norway it became illegal to
> market lemon soda, since umpteen years ago it's soda with lemon
> flavoring. This has to do with the *origin* of the citric acid, whether
> natural or chemist's concoction, no matter that it's the same chemical.
> So, some people think that it's wrong to talk about interpreted
> languages, hey, it should be a "language designed for interpretation",
> or better yet, "dynamic language", or bestest, "language with dynamic
> flavor". And slow language, oh no, should be "language whose current
> implementations are perceived as somewhat slow by some (well, all)
> people", but of course, that's just silly.
Perhaps I'm missing the point of what you're saying but I don't see why
dynamic language, yet Chrome / Safari 4 / Firefox 3.5 all typically JIT
about Common Lisp, which is a compiled language when it's run with CMUCL
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