Charles Miller wrote:
> On 12:05 Sun 06 Feb  , Michael Gebhart wrote:
> 
>> Mono Code:
>>
>> using System;
>>
>> class Bench {
>>  public static void Main() {
>>  double d = 0;
>>
>>  for (int i = 0; i < 1000000000; i++) {
>>  d = d + i;
>>  }
>>
>>  Console.WriteLine(d);
>>  }
>>
>> Needs 10.8 Seconds.
> 
> Ruby code:
> 
> time ruby -e 'puts (999999999 ** 2 + 999999999) / 2'
> 499999999500000000
> 
> real 0m0.034s
> user 0m0.010s
> sys 0m0.010s
> 
> Proving once again that algorithm choice is far more important than 
> language choice. :)
> 
> C
> 
> 
> 

Wow!  I didn't realize that ruby could be executed from the command line 
like that.  That's awesome.

darren