yeah, we're just better then awk!
Mon Mar 3 15:12:04 CET 2003
--- Shawn Pearce <> wrote:
> Not sure if everyone has seen this:
> Apparently Erlang is just above Awk in the totally
> ranking of langauges based on memory, cpu usage and
> lines of
> code to implement the pointless tests. :)
> Interesting to note our beloved tool ranks down with
> the likes
> of bash and awk. :-(
> Also interesting to note not one of the tests even
> beings to
> show Erlang's strengths. I guess Erlang does need
> better PR.
Yea the guy who did this has a comentary on Erlang
that basically says the same think. That its a nice
langauge and none of the tests are suited to its
strengths. Also I might point out that this uses and
older version of erlang and did not use Hipe at all.
Also this guy was an erlang novice so I am not sure
how efficient the implementations where.
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