direction (Re: [Mono-list] Wheen someone asks about java...)

Bob Salita
Sun, 15 Jul 2001 11:23:03 -0500

>Still, you can compile managed c++ code and avoid the overhead.

Not correct. Managed code always has additional overhead over
unmanaged code -- compiled or not.

> >First, there is a lot of marketing hype surrounding
> >C#/.NET. Microsoft claims that it "runs C++" and
> >that its runtime is "common", and that it is
> >intrinsically much more efficient. I find those
> >claims dubious, but haven't made up my mind yet.
> >There are some differences between the JVM and the
> >CLR, but they are pretty localized.
>Check your sources. You should be dubious.
>Microsoft has made it clear that there is additional
>overhead for running managed code vs. unmanaged code.
>They hope it will be only a few percent difference.

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