what about python3.0? 5month is not a long time.
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From: "Antonio Cangiano" <acangiano / gmail.com>
Sent: Wednesday, November 28, 2007 6:25 PM
Newsgroups: comp.lang.ruby
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>
Subject: Ruby 1.9 might just be faster than Python

> I ran a micro-benchmark with Ruby 1.8.6, Ruby 1.9 and Python 2.5.1,
> and was stunned by Ruby 1.9's improvements. Incidentally for my
> particular test (which is a silly one...), Ruby was more than twice as
> fast as Python!
>
> http://antoniocangiano.com/2007/11/28/holy-shmoly-ruby-19-smokes-python-away/
>
> We can't say for sure yet, but chances are that Ruby 1.9 is going to
> be faster than CPython in most situations, which would be a great
> accomplishment and step forward for the Ruby community. It's not a
> competition, but a speed boost of this caliber is super welcomed. :-)
>
> Cheers,
> Antonio
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