[Tutor] Python vs. C

Daniel Ehrenberg littledanehren at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 7 14:23:18 EST 2004

> So compilation is sort of a red herring here: Python
> is slower because
> it's simply doing more for you.  If a Python program
> were compiled into
> machine code, it would still be slow because it's
> doing more work at
> runtime.

How could that be true if extentions like Pysco and
Pyrex help speed?

Daniel Ehrenberg

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