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Re: Re: Re: Specific Examples? - Re: A Macro System for Perl?

by hding (Chaplain)
on May 04, 2002 at 12:45 UTC ( #163990=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Specific Examples? - Re: A Macro System for Perl?
in thread A Macro System for Perl?

Hello. One of the Monastery's resident Common Lisp users here. I'd take that wager in a second. With the exception of certain things that Perl is explicitly optimized for (like regexes, string processing and such) I'd expect a quality Lisp (e.g. Lispworks, Allegro, CMUCL) to do much better. For example, I have considerable code doing numerical computations in Lisp, and it's typically not even worth rewriting it in (for example) C to attempt to get a speed improvement.

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