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Re: why text processing is fast in perl

by princepawn (Parson)
on Jun 20, 2007 at 14:18 UTC ( #622254=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to why text processing is fast in perl

I never considered Perl speed of execution as being very fast, just speed of development. However, this text processing benchmark shows Perl to be the fastest non-compiled submission, ahead of Python and Ruby.

But I dont know the technical reasons for its speed.


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