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Re: Feel good benchmarks

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Bill Jones
November 21, 2001 08:51
Re: Feel good benchmarks
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On Tuesday, November 20, 2001, at 02:08  PM, Michael G Schwern wrote:

> The benchmark wouldn't be fair if we did that.  Can't compare
> unreadably optimized Perl code vs readable Ruby & Python code.
> They get named argument parameters cheaply, Perl doesn't.  It hurts,
> but ya gotta accept it.

Well, then isn't that the thing that should be optimized?
Readable (and maintainable) code is more important than
speed in most cases.  However, why can't we get these
things cheaper in Perl?

Me, accepting it, but not having fun :/

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