python simply not scaleable enough for google?
rami.chowdhury at gmail.com
Thu Nov 12 21:33:05 CET 2009
On Thu, 12 Nov 2009 12:02:11 -0800, Alf P. Steinbach <alfps at start.no>
> I think that was in the part you *snipped* here. Just fill in the
> mentioned qualifications and weasel words.
OK, sure. I don't think they're weasel words, because I find them useful,
but I think I see where you're coming from.
> Specifically, I reacted to the statement that <<it is sheer nonsense to
> talk about "the" speed of an implementation>>, made in response to
> someone upthread, in the context of Google finding CPython overall too
IIRC it was "the speed of a language" that was asserted to be nonsense,
wasn't it? Which IMO is fair -- a physicist friend of mine works with a
C++ interpreter which is relatively sluggish, but that doesn't mean C++ is
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