re: Python: Still in favor? VIEW POST

re: I do love Python, however I understand your concern. But for the performance issue...unless you really need top execution speed it's not usually a ...

I mean, of course it is somehow slow than pure ANSI C, but at what cost?

You gain an uglier syntax for that - and no support for pointers. :-)

For learning purposes (...) it's for me one of the best languages

Python is a learning (and prototyping) language, it was highly influenced by ABC which was an attempt to make a "better BASIC". Python was never intended to be more than that - and this is still true. You'll reach Python's limits rather fast. I understand why Python is so popular with young developers (its entry level is sufficiently low), but one could imagine higher aspirations than to stick with your first tricycle...

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