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    Psyco is it good or bad? Anybody used ? What exactly it speeds up?
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    Ive used it a few times and were the speed increase isnt noticable by humans it is a very impresive start and its only going to get better; well worth the small amount of effort required to download and install it if you ask me!

    2x to 100x speed-ups, typically 4x, with an unmodified Python interpreter and unmodified source code, just a dynamically loadable C extension module.
    You can also find some bench marks using Pysco and Zope here:

    http://psyco.sourceforge.net/psycoguide/node9.html

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    It didn't speed up launch time of your program right? I didn't see any difference. Should it be used for a program like html editor and things like that?
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    Any program that in 90 % based on human-interaction will not notice a speed improvement as it will spend most of its time waiting for you.

    But - If the program is slow for the user then it indicates a design problem that needs to be fixed by re-working rather than Psyco optimization.

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