Hello! 

On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 01:04:31 +0900 Jeff Wood wrote:

> There is an online comparison of MANY computer languages ...
> 
> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/
> 
> .. there are some programs that don't seem to have any ruby solution
> yet... if any of you feel up to it, ( or if you want to look at the
> existing solutions that are there and performance tweak them ) ...  It
> would be a "good thing"

Heres another version of that shootout
http://dada.perl.it/shootout/

Brian Schröäer put it imho right:
"Only optimize if it is too slow"

greets,
Marek