Limitations of Python for .NET

In this section, we devote some space to the limitations on the Python for .NET system.

Performance

Probably the biggest single issue with Python for .NET is the performance of both the compiler and the runtime. The speed of the runtime system must be the more critical issue, as the fastest compiler in the world would not be used if the generated code is too slow to be useful.

Only a small amount of effort has gone into analyzing the performance of the runtime system, mainly due to the lack of (free or cheap) performance analysis tools available for .NET. Without such tools, making performance-related changes is fruitless, as their effectiveness is difficult to measure.

Not withstanding the tuning of the runtime ...

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