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Re: [Texmacs-dev] Getting rid of Scheme?

From: Nix
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] Getting rid of Scheme?
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2004 15:26:01 -0600

> As much as I like the syntax of Python, I hate to admit that moving over to 
> Python would not cause any significant performance boost.  Both languages 
> AFAIK are interpreted instead of compiled.

Just because a language is interpreted doesn't mean it cannot be fast. 
IIRC complex applications like Ximian Red Carpet are written in Python. 
I guess there is no precedent for a highly interactive application
written in Python (AFAIK), so we really cannot judge its performance

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