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- From: Asko Kauppi <askok@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 22:26:12 +0300
Well, not quite. :)
My current Perl work may have a bright ending, after all. :) No
matter what I do, Perl scripts are nevertheless 5x or so slower than
Lua (hopefully I'll prove myself wrong; that would mean I've become a
Good Perl Pandit).
If this is so, it certainly is reason for any manager to think twice.
Such scripts can run for hours, or you can think in terms of the
number of machines executing them. In short, Lua Saves Electricity! :)
(Any loss of focus in my mails from now on, shall be blamed on
reading the Camel book. It jumps around. :)
Jerome Vuarand kirjoitti 20.9.2006 kello 21.42:
Topic changed, I changed the mail title :)
In my opinion, syntax doesn't matter much. It matters in small
and projects for the reason that it's easier to find C programmers
smart programmers that could learn a new language.
corporations, and the simple reason is that there is no internationnal
It's a rather general human tendancy to trust only what is alike
(there's even a name for it but it would certainly start a flame war).
Big corporations only trust big corporations. For that reason anything
not coming from ISO, ECMA, or another consortium/expert group/
association cannot have a chance. The people who decide in those
companies do not have the slightiest clue about what is good or not
technical point of view.
So when you mix incompetent technical directors/programming leads with
big-company style management, rational arguments can't win.
My 2 cents :-)