Re: "Standard ML, Scheme, or C"
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 91 09:07 EST
> From alice!cs.cornell.edu!types-dist-request Sun Nov 17 12:11:20 1991
> Date: Sun, 17 Nov 91 06:08:12 -0800
> >> this is not meant to inspire a debate about benchmarks...
> but if I am not mistake, C is an order of magnitude faster than the
> other two languages mentioned in the same breath there.
Actually a factor of 2 is more accurate. In fact, for heavily symbolic
codes, SML and Scheme are probably faster.