[fpc-pascal] fast text processing

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Oct 31 13:56:04 CET 2007

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> > I had never used Perl before. Until someone showed me Perl is very fast 
> > for text processing (using its powerful regex), despite it's an 
> > interpreted language. It even beat Delphi and FPC though both are 
> > compiled language. A few lines Perl program almost two times faster than 
> > a few pages pascal program.
> Alright everyone. The answers are enough. Now I can say confidently that 
> pascal (fpc v.2.2) is FASTER than Perl, including in text processing. ;)
> Thank you very much to everyone who involves in this thread. :)

I don't think that everybody that saw:


ever doubted that.

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