On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Greg Lorriman wrote:

> It makes me think that an effort is needed to convert many of the
> libraries that do basic heavy-lifting, like DateTime and CSV and
> others, to C libraries.
>
> I like the purity of the idea of a "pure Ruby" library, but I am
> suffering the consequences and even considering jumping to Python; the
> pain is getting to be too much.

check out the speed gains one can get with FasterCSV and reconsider - and it's
still pure ruby.

regards.

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