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- Subject: Re: Visualising comparative programming language performance
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 17:33:28 +0100
On Tue, 02 Jun 2009 17:28:04 +0100
Pavel Kobel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Rob Kendrick <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I adapted Mike Pall's mandelbrot implementation to be (very) crudely
> > multi-process, ....
> Very wonderful. Thank you for hard work.
> So io.popen() is not elegant? I am not so familiar of other
> programming languages.
> Which language has most elegant parallel syntax? Can that graft
> to Lua easily?
A more elegant solution would be to use fork() or threads, but I felt
it was within the spirit of the game to not resort to C code, given
we're meant to be measuring Lua, not C.