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Matthew M. Burke wrote:
I stumbled across the following article about scripting languages:
| Java runs at 1.8 times the speed of compiled C; Lua (using a JIT compiler),
| at 3 times; Python, at 6.7 times; PHP, at 7 times; Perl, at 9.8 times; and
| Ruby, at 16 times.

Can anyone else spot the subtle flaw in this statement?

A not so subtle 1/X ?

Roberto Waltman