[Wellington-pm] Parrot "Faster than C"

Dave Moskovitz dave at thinktank.co.nz
Tue Mar 14 16:43:44 PST 2006

Forgive me a quick trip down memory lane here ...

As a CS student in the late 1970's, I was devastated when code generated by 
the PL/I optimising complier beat my assembler language implementation of a 
prime number generator.  

Nice to know that these things work the way they're supposed to! 

On Wednesday 15 Mar 2006 12:24, Sam Vilain wrote:
> It was briefly mentioned last night that there is a benchmark for which
> the parrot implementation outperforms the C implementation.

Dave Moskovitz
Director, Thinktank Consulting Limited
dave at thinktank.co.nz / Tel +64 27 220 2202

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