Exception as the primary error handling mechanism?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Jan 2 22:48:35 CET 2010
On 1/2/2010 10:04 AM, Peng Yu wrote:
> For my own interest, I want understand the run time behavior of python
That depends on the implementation.
> and what details causes it much slower.
A language feature that slows all implementation is the dynamic
name/slot binding and resolution. Any implementation can be made faster
by restricting the dynamism (which makes the imlementaion one of a
subset of Python).
> Although people choose python
> for its programming efficiency, but sometimes the runtime still
There is no 'the' runtime. Whether or not there even *is* a runtime, as
usually understoold, is a matter of the implementation.
> This is an important aspect of the language.
It is an aspect of each implementation, of which there are now more than
Terry Jan Reedy
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