The numbers on Parrot vs The Perl VM make interesting reading. Parrot is currently trouncing the Perl VM by at least an order of magnitude (unless my memory is playing me false...). Yes, the P5VM is doing more, but Parrot has a hell of a lot of headroom right now. I will be extremely
surprised if Dan and his team don't deliver on the 'as fast or faster than Perl 5' promise.
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