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[REBOL] Re: Slight Rebol performace comparison ...

From: ryanc:iesco-dms at: 11-Jun-2001 16:11

Great story Petr! Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Hi, > > not much of an issue, just kind of competitive joking around performance > with my colleague at my work. He was asked to filter some 1.4 MB text file, > so he created native utility using Visual Objects. He was amazed that > resulting file was generated in some two or three secs, and told me: "Hey, > now try to do it in your famous Rebol, it will last years". > > So I hacked very short scripts (just opening direct source and target ports > in line mode), and was interested, if I can run under 5 to 7 secs on the > same machine. The result was, however, a little bit surprising - 1 sec! > > I know we can't compare, as both environment used different conditions. I > think that because of progress bar (and so GUI classes), VO app called > myriad of .dlls scattere over the hd :-) But hey, anyway, the speed of > "interpreted" language surprised us both :-) > > So ... :-) > > -pekr- > > -- > To unsubscribe from this list, please send an email to > [rebol-request--rebol--com] with "unsubscribe" in the > subject, without the quotes.
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