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On Thu, Jul 18, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Philippe Lhoste <> wrote:
Indeed. Writing code that seems specially designed to generate lot of garbage is good to give Java a bad name: lot of CPU to create the objects and do the copy of data, lot of memory used until the garbage collector kicks in, and no warm up phase.

Yes, it's particularly unfair to Java, which is a fast horse that needs to go around the track once to get up to speed ;)

_No_ half-competent person using a GC language uses strings like that!