TAKAHASHI Masayoshi <maki / rubycolor.org> wrote in message news:<20020214022409G.maki / rubycolor.org>...
> Hello,
> 
> msergeant / star.net.uk (Matt Sergeant) wrote:
> > > In addition, creating objects need cost. Yes, this cost is
> > > not so expensive, and Ruby usually pays many many cost :-)
> > 
> > Well I guess I'd like to see this benchmarked.
> 
> I made rough test XML::SAX2 with REXML and XMLParser.
> Creating object API version seems to be about 10% slower than
> not-creating object (java-like) API version.
> 
> It's too slow? or it's reasonable cost to make API simple and clean?

Seems like a good tradeoff to me. I wish that Perl only slowed down that much! ;-)

Matt.