> Alexander Jesner wrote:
>> On 02/22/2010 20:30, Benedikt Mller wrote:
>>> Ruby is not the fastest interpreted language out there.
>> If you have not already done so, switch to Ruby 1.9.
>
> I have seen this claim that Ruby 1.9 is somehow faster than Ruby 1.8
> repeated over and over again, but I have *never* seen any credible
> evidence for that, neither in my own benchmarks nor in Antonio
> Cangiano's (or any other, for that matter). Does anyone have any
> evidence that this is actually the case? I would be very interested in
> that.
>
> Jrg W Mittag

Hello Jrg:

I found this interesting: 
http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/u32/benchmark.php?test=all&lang=all

It shows averaged scores of Ruby 1.8.7 (the Ruby MRI) vs Ruby 1.9.1 and vs a 
whole bunch of other languages.

Michael