Python and the need for speed

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 22:52:25 EDT 2017


On Friday, April 14, 2017 at 7:43:22 AM UTC+5:30, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:56 pm, bart wrote:
> 
> > The problem is also the language encouraging people to use high-level but
> > inefficient methods, as the emphasis is on productivity and readability**
> > rather than performance. 
> 
> I'm sorry, but that is in no way "the problem".
> 
> Emphasising productivity and readability is not a problem. It is a feature.
> 
> There are a bazillion ugly, unreadable, unproductive but slow languages if
> you want them:
> 
> C, C++, C#, Objective C, Lisp, Scheme, Fortran, Java, Rust, D, Ada ...

C and Fortran in the slow-set??
I'd say you are typing too fast :D


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