Python 3.1

As a VTune jockey with firm roots in assembly programming, I’m naturally skeptical about relatively slow, interpreted high-level languages, yet I’ve been warming to Python. There are many cases where the savings in time and frustration from being able to clearly express complicated algorithms are worth the trade-off in clock cycles. ¬†And I have great hopes for its speed in the near future, as the Python versions after 3.0 are supposed to concentrate on optimization. ¬†Check out version 3.1 currently in second alpha release, available at


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