yeah, we're just better then awk!

david wallin <>
Mon Mar 3 17:08:43 CET 2003


On Mon, 2003-03-03 at 13:50, Shawn Pearce wrote:
> Not sure if everyone has seen this:
> 
> http://www.bagley.org/~doug/shootout/craps.shtml
> 
> Apparently Erlang is just above Awk in the totally arbitrary
> 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.

Here's another shootout where erlang is doing pretty ok (i.e., slightly
faster than Java.)

http://dada.perl.it/shootout/ackermann.html

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