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From: paul at prescod.net (Paul Prescod)
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 20:04:00 GMT
Subject: Python IS slow ! [was] Re: Python too slow for real world
References: <613145F79272D211914B0020AFF6401914DAD8@gandalf.digicool.com>
<p5g15lmb35.fsf@bidra241.bbn.hp.com> <slrn7ieipq.8uk.wtanksle@dolphin.openprojects.net>
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William Tanksley wrote:
>
> And Oberon (SlimBinaries), and Eiffel (typing and general compile-time
> error catching), and ...
Actually, isn't Eiffel's type system famous for being full of holes?
Regardless, wouldn't a better source of inspiration on typing be a
language with *optional* compile-time error checking?
--
Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
http://itrc.uwaterloo.ca/~papresco
"Microsoft spokesman Ian Hatton admits that the Linux system would have
performed better had it been tuned."
"Future press releases on the issue will clearly state that the research
was sponsored by Microsoft."
http://www.itweb.co.za/sections/enterprise/1999/9904221410.asp