Hello Peter,

Thursday, November 21, 2002, 12:31:04 PM, you wrote:

>> it is because ruby interpreted language, while java and c++ are
>> compiled to machine code. this sort of tasks definitely not for
>> ruby

PH> Java compiles to byte code that is then interpreted.

... or compiled using JIT. based on timings in original post, i think,
his code is compiled

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