[Mono-list] lies and microbenmarks (Was: Mono 0.23 windows installer)

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sun, 30 Mar 2003 00:12:16 +1100

On 29-Mar-2003, Stefan Matthias Aust <sma@3plus4.de> wrote:
> Still you won't get efficient dynamic languages, no Lisp, no Smalltalk, 
> no Ruby or Python.  Fortunatley, computers are probably fast enough to 
> sacrify one order of magnitute of performance for better languages with 
> better development performance (using python for rapid prototyping 
> instead of C for example).

What makes you think that it will only be one order of magnitude?

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