[Mono-list] Performance Characteristics vs. Java

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
29 Sep 2001 14:42:06 -0400

> My experience with the Java VM is that it is quick when it finally gets 
> itself loaded, except that Swing is unbearably slow all the time. I'm 
> sure MS wanted to make it's VM more agile. So did they? Just from a 
> design standpoint, should it in theory be a whole lot faster than Java?

Not really.  They do allow an interesting set of applications to exist
though (the existance of structs and the various opcodes that can cope
with pointers for example).