[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell vs Ruby as a scripting language

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 18:34:46 EST 2007


> pidigits is not (currently) one of the nofib programs (phew :-).


> I suppose the
> reason for the results is because the test spends most of its time in GMP?

Taking a brief look that does indeed appear to be true. I don't think
there could be any other reason for Yhc getting so close :)

And in light of these benchmarks I'd like to restate my performance
claims of Yhc to "between 2x and 100x slower than GHC, usually".



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