Hi,
I definitely agree.Only feature of a particular programming language
cannot determine the speed of software.Other factors are also
crucially important.
I didnot know about YARV,but gr8 that I came to know it thru u
people.I'll surely check it out.

Bye
Dibya Prakash
Happy coding

On 6/9/05, Kent Sibilev <ksruby / gmail.com> wrote:
> Java is an order of magnitude faster than Ruby. The development of a
> web app using Rails is an order of magnitude faster than the
> development of a similar web app using Struts/Hibernate frameworks.
> There are other factors that can slow down your development time
> besides the speed of your language of choice.
> 
> Cheers,
> Kent
> Just another guy with huge mental problems.
> 
> On 6/9/05, Lothar Scholz <mailinglists / scriptolutions.com> wrote:
> > Hello gabriele,
> >
> > gr> "</script> ha scritto:
> > >> I took a look at
> > >> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/benchmark.php?test=all&lang=ruby&lang2=python&sort=fullcpu
> > >> and found the tests on ruby disapointing :(.
> > >> So what I'm asking for is a link to some ruby-specific optimisation tips.
> >
> > gr> a simple thing: do the most normal thing instead of writing code in ruby
> > gr> that is innatural, i.e. instead of rewritine an heapsort by hand, use
> > gr> the builtin sort/sort!/sort_by routines. Instead of writing a random
> > gr> function by hand, use the builtin rand().
> >
> > Sorry you don't understand this benchmark. It is there to do this
> > algorithms to compare the basic data operations.
> >
> > The benchmark is not useable to compare compiled languages with
> > interpretered, but comparing python with ruby is a valid comparision.
> >
> > And that ruby is so worse then python is a real problem. If you still
> > try to deny this, then you have a real mental problem.
> >
> > If ruby is 9 times slower then python in for example function calling intensive
> > code that means that ruby will slow down your development time a lot
> > as it forces you to use optimized code or even C code much more often
> > then python.
> >
> >
> > --
> >  Best regards,                        emailto: scholz at scriptolutions dot com
> >  Lothar Scholz                        http://www.ruby-ide.com
> >  CTO Scriptolutions                   Ruby, PHP, Python IDE 's
> >
> >
> >
> >
> 
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