Erlang downsides?

Christian S chsu79@REDACTED
Thu Aug 31 09:54:24 CEST 2006

> > * Regular expression matching (there's a module, but watch Perl beat
> > it by a factor of 100).
> What language doesn't perl beat at regex?

As far as I know perl's regexps are fast because C was used to
implement them. If we would see an implementation of perl in perl I
doubt its regexps would spank.

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