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  Ruby's Present and Future
Subject:   Speed
Date:   2003-12-21 12:24:36
From:   MikeStok
Response to: Speed

Is there a particular application which you need speeding up? Several people who have made this type of comment haven't timed a "real" application - Jim Freeze's powerpoint presentation has some interesting slides (11, 12, and 13) where Ruby was faster than perl on a real task.

I'm not saying that RUby shouldn't be made speedier or better on Windows, just that I'd like to be pragmatic about it.

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  • Speed
    2003-12-22 05:19:41  anonymous2 [View]

    It is more than "several" people. Matz, himself, has said it needs to be faster. Rite should do that but until then it still lags behind the "P" languages.