On Feb 8, 2008, at 5:59 PM, Clifford Heath wrote:

> James Gray wrote:
>> On Feb 8, 2008, at 12:27 PM, Eric Mahurin wrote:
>>>> Treetop was definitely the most popular
>>> But not nearly the fastest...
>> That's true, but I think the need for raw speed in parsers is  
>> seldom  the top priority.
>
> I was frankly amazed how much of the discussion was about speed.

Don't be.  It's a common pastime for little challenges like this.   
It's the easiest metric to quantify, so it makes for fun  
comparisons.  :)

James Edward Gray II