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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Luvit - Lua + UV + Jit = NodeJS re-implemented in Lua
- From: Dieter Plaetinck <dieter@...>
- Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 14:51:55 +0100
On Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:56:57 -0600
Tim Caswell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've been holding off announcing my project on this list for some time
> since it's not 1.0 yet, but now I realise that won't happen any time
release early, release often! build a community early ;-)
> If you're familiar with nodejs, it's quite similar (...)
it looks very cool, but i have to ask: why?
anything with speed, reliability, available libraries? language features?
or the fact that lua is a smaller language with a simpler implementation, and hence easier to work with to build this?
on your github page I read "In initial benchmarking with a hello world
server, this is between 2 and 4 times faster than nodeJS."
do you know why this happens? can we conclude the lua jit runtime is just more efficient than js?
(http://luajit.org/luajit.html also mentions something like that)