Why is python not written in C++ ?

sturlamolden sturlamolden at yahoo.no
Tue Aug 3 00:28:56 CEST 2010

On 2 Aug, 05:04, Tomasz Rola <rto... at ceti.pl> wrote:

> And one should not forget about performance. C++ was for a long time
> behind C, and even now some parts (like iostreams) should be avoided in
> fast code.

For fast I/O one must use platform specific APIs, such as Windows' i/o
completion ports and memory mapping.

iostreams in C++ and stdio in C are ok for less demanding tasks.

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