Ruby vs. perl

(Firestone, Mark - Technical Support) #1

I guess I will just have to pick up a machine that is twice as fast. I’ll
have to wait, what, six months? (:


-----Original Message-----
From: Volkmann, Mark []
Sent: 01 July 2002 16:43
Subject: RE: ruby vs. perl

I took a quick look at many of the performance tests at . You’re right, Ruby is not 30 times
slower than Perl, but it seems to take about twice as long as Perl in most
of the tests. Some aren’t quite that bad, but many are much worse than twice
as long. Python appears to be much closer to the performance of Perl than

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