[fpc-pascal] fast text processing
vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Wed Oct 31 13:59:56 CET 2007
Marco van de Voort schreef:
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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.
But people who have seen
may have doubted that.
I wonder where fpc would end up in that list,
A: if it uses its own regexpr parser (atm not good enough)
B: if it uses Jeff's header translations for pcre
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