On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 12:50 AM, Marko Rauhamaa <ma...@pacujo.net> wrote:
> Python code, too, is compiled into interpreted bytecode. Again, you
> could compile it into machine code ahead of execution or perform the
> compilation on the fly with JIT techniques. However, Python is so
> ridiculously dynamic that such compilers have an extremely difficult
> time making effective optimizations.

I'd avoid the word "ridiculously" there. Python's dynamism is a
feature, not a flaw. It's a feature with consequences (but then, what
isn't), and if you don't want it, use a different language, but it's
not ridiculous.


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