On Thu, 1 Feb 2007, Jason Roelofs wrote:

> For performance, use a compiled language?
>
> I like that advice MUCH better.

seriously?  you'd have to have serious performance contraints to do better
that this

>>    harp:~ > ruby a.rb
>>    0.266714
>>    9999990.0
>>    499999.5

which took less that 30 seconds to write?

there are plenty time working in a compiled language makes sense, but the list
of requirements for it to make financial sense is quite long imho - and i do
write alot of c.

kind regards.

-a
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