Program Translation - Nov. 14, 2013

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Nov 18 04:28:03 CET 2013

On 11/17/2013 5:25 AM, E.D.G. wrote:
[snip several paragraphs that have nothing to do with Python]

A couple of sentences of follow-up would have been sufficient.

'We decided to go with Fortran and True-Basic and not Python."

>        Some of the early discussions leading to this point involved
> calculation speed comparisons for Perl and Python.  The table on the
> following Web page contains some interesting speed comparisons between
> various programming languages.  They are all compared to the speed it
> takes a "C" language program to run the tests.

[snip discussion of perl that is off-topic for python-list]

Terry Jan Reedy

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