Hello Austin,

Sunday, December 15, 2002, 6:32:29 PM, you wrote:

>> YS> Slowness is an implementation issue, not to be confused with
>> YS> the language that is implemented.
>> really?

AZ> Really. I've seen C/C++ programs which perform abominably because of
AZ> (1) poor implementation (gcc/g++ are among the slowest
AZ> implementations available for any given platform)

really? :)

AZ> and (2) poor use  of the language's facilities.

please don't change the theme

AZ> I've also seen PL/SQL programs (often considered a "slow" language)
AZ> which rival or best well-written C/C++ programs in performance for
AZ> particular tasks because it is better suited to the nature of the
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ditto - don't switch to another theme
AZ> tasks in question.




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