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--- Hans Hagen <> wrote:

> Mariano Kamp wrote:
> >   Any ideas and hints what I can do to make things
> faster and/or prettier?
> - lpeg: much faster than string match
> - no metatable: less code and less function calls
> (not faster here)
> - binary read: no need to parse line endings in io
> - the lpeg can probably be made faster (no time to
> look into it now)
I can confirm that lpeg is much faster than hand coded
string match.

However, my experience is that lua's sort() function
is noticeably slower than python's. I am not sure how
it compares with ruby or perl.

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