On Sep 20, 2007, at 16:15, Todd Burch wrote:
> SpringFlowers AutumnMoon wrote:
>> How fast does your Ruby run?
>>
>> I got 53648 iterations per second running the following program,
>> on an Intel 3.2 GHz HT, Win XP machine:
>>
>> --------
>>
>> C:\> ruby calculate.rb
>> 55
>>
>> Ruby 1.8.6 patch 0 on i386-mswin32
>> It took 18.64 seconds to run. 53648 iterations per second.
>>
>
> I just ate your lunch.  MacPro 3ghz dual duo 2gb ram.
>
> Ruby 1.8.2 on universal-darwin8.0
> It took 6.383342 seconds to run. 156657 iterations per second.
>
> (I had to take out RUBY_PATCHLEVEL, as that's not defined, but I  
> suspect
> I could have put a begin/rescue/end in around and STILL have eaten  
> your
> lunch.   LOLOLOLOL

pwn!

$ pbpaste | ruby19
55

Ruby 1.9.0 patch 0 on i686-darwin8.10.1
It took 2.838405 seconds to run. 352310 iterations per
second.

2.16GHz Core 2 Duo

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