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- Subject: Re: LuaJIT missing from language shootout benchmarking site
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 10:18:34 +0900
Tim Mensch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> LuaJIT 2 stood out as the fastest scripting language in general usage,
> with some of the tightest code. It seems rather wrong to exclude it from
> ANY reasonable standpoint, if your goals are to find the languages that
> perform the best. Maybe the current maintainer doesn't like the fact
> that it left V8 (or some other favorite language) eating its dust.
Yup. There's definitely something odd about the omission, especially
given the fairly pointless nature of some of the other languages which
LuaJIT is not only widely used, it's _important_, as an illustration of
just how fast "scripting" languages can get.
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it
has to be us. -- Jerry Garcia