[tpm] Some links from last night's meeting

James E Keenan jkeen at verizon.net
Fri Oct 26 18:35:24 PDT 2007

On Oct 26, 2007, at 11:46 AM, Fulko Hew wrote:

> On 10/26/07, Jim Graham <jim.graham at jim-graham.net> wrote:
>   -- Reddit discussion of Lua benchmarks on Parrot. This was  
> originally a link to the perl6 internals mailing list with Reddit  
> comments. Most of the discussion comes back to 'completeness first,  
> optimization second'
>     http://programming.reddit.com/info/2z05a/comments/
> I read that stuff, and I know of Lua (in passing where its embedded  
> in Wireshark)
> My comment on the Reddit discussion, (based on last night's  
> discussion) is:
> ...Lua is optimized for Lua,
> ...Parrot is not optimized for Lua,
> ...Parrot is optimized for Parrot.
> So I'm not surprised that Lua code running on a highly
> (Lua) optimized 'system' is faster than Lua code
> compiled to run on Parrot.

The Parrot project is always looking for developers who can help port  
languages other than Perl to Parrot.

Any volunteers?


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