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Re^2: Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 09, 2006 at 14:33 UTC ( [id://566420]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language
in thread Let's face it, Perl *is* a scripting language

Perl is written in C, so when the parser has figured out what you want to do, you're executing compiled code as fast as any C program.
Excellent. Now I know that every language, like PHP, Ruby, Prolog, Javascript, etc. is as fast as C.
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