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Even for numerical processing, it depends on where/how you write your loops. numpy just offers bindings to optimised C libraries and loops using map(..,..) should be much faster than using for.

As far as text processing is concerned, it seems like the python code is just a nice interface to the underlying compiled library and hence there isn't much difference.




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