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[REBOL] Re: New competition: do you accept the challenge?! :-)

From: Tom::Conlin::gmail::com at: 6-Nov-2007 21:51

Alessandro Manotti wrote:
> yes, now I understand what you say. > My main target is testing how fast Rebol can handle strings. I compared it > with java simply because java is fast, but not so fast like a real compiled > application (e.g.: C++, C, Pascal, ADA, Oberon, etc...). > > The result is import only because that one is the only way I have to be sure > that two different programming languages are implementing the same > algorithms (so I can compare them).
but part of rebol is *not* having to implement the same algorithms. rebol [] print "START..." s1: now/time/precise finale: make string! 48000 i: 1 while[i <= 10000][ insert tail finale copy/part next trim/all form reduce[i ",1-" i] 4 i: 1 + i ] print "STOP!" print length? finale print now/time/precise - s1 halt