Why Perl needs a VM

Aaron Trevena aaron.trevena at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 15:25:22 BST 2007

On 04/09/07, ben at bpfh.net <ben at bpfh.net> wrote:
> The latter task is performed in pure Perl, and here Java out-performs by
> a large factor (I've heard 20-100x, but I need to dig into those numbers
> more - I don't think I want to take them on face value).

So you're using pure perl to do XML Parsing?

Any reason not to use C or C++ XML libraries for that?


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