python simply not scaleable enough for google?

Wolfgang Rohdewald wolfgang at
Wed Nov 18 01:17:49 CET 2009

On Wednesday 18 November 2009, Terry Reedy wrote:
> Python today is at least 100x as fast as 1.4 (my first version) was
>  in  its time. Which is to say, Python today is as fast as C was
>  then

on the same hardware? That must have been a very buggy C compiler.
Or was it a C interpreter?


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