"David Simmons" <pulsar / qks.com> wrote:

>For comparison, when I ran the above snippet in SmallScript (QKS Smalltalk),
>it took:
>
>     0.556 seconds to build the hash.
>
>     0.869 seconds to both build the hash and then query it (which is
>                   what the provided snippet appears to do).
>
>SmallScript GC is fully enabled.

David, when you quote these figures, is this running on the AOS VM or on the
..NET VM?  It would be interesting to see some performance comparisons
between the two, although I understand that both at this point are currently
in a state of not being fully optimized.

Ian