[erlang-questions] any performance benchmark comparisions for text processing between Erlang & Perl

Matt Williamson <>
Fri Aug 15 21:08:19 CEST 2008


I hear it sucks. See
http://www.erlang.org/pipermail/erlang-questions/2006-August/022596.html for
a port driver version which might at least approach Perl's.

2008/8/15 Eric Ho <>

>  So how does its regexp's performance as compared to Perl's ?
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> -eric
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> --- On *Thu, 8/14/08, Richard A. O'Keefe <>* wrote:
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> From: Richard A. O'Keefe <>
> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] any performance benchmark comparisions for
> text processing between Erlang & Perl ?
> To: 
> Cc: 
> Date: Thursday, August 14, 2008, 11:04 PM
>
> On 15 Aug 2008, at 7:04 am, Eric Ho wrote:
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> > Just curious.
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> Since Perl *was* designed to be a text processing language,
> and Erlang *wasn't*, it's not clear that any benchmarks
> that have been done tell us much except where the effort
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> needs to go to make it better.
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> For
>  example, R12B-3 includes the prototype regular
> expression implementation based on PCRE from
> http://www.erlang.org/eeps/eep-0011.html
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