Program Translation - Nov. 14, 2013

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sun Nov 17 16:28:57 CET 2013

On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 2:20 AM, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> But, for a non-expert, it may be that while L2 is capable of computing a
> solution in less time than L1, it takes a lot of expert knowledge to get
> the L2 program to that state.  For the limited amount of programming
> expertise and time available, L1 may actually be better for this use
> case.

But then you have to be careful how you describe your conclusion. You
can't say that Python is a faster language than C on the basis that
it's quicker to get a working Python program than a working C program.
However, I do agree with your sentiment.


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