Someone needs to take jwz aside...
hakim.cassimally at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 09:06:48 BST 2011
On 7 June 2011 16:22, Matt Sergeant <msergeant at messagelabs.com> wrote:
> As someone else who has written a bunch of popular perl stuff over the
> years, I'll chime in here too - I write a lot less open source stuff these
> actually about as good as Perl (some areas better, some worse), but the
> implementation, the interpreters, are just WAY faster.
up quite nicely if browser vendors actually bothered to work on it!
And of course, being a much *simpler* language than Perl, it's not
surprising that it's been possible to apply some great optimisations
on it. Some more details and write-up on your actual benchmarks would
be really interesting.
respects, worse in others, than Perl), that's only one part of the
anything much beyond jQuery) - what's your experience been like,
working with Node and other libraries?
considered, and I'm not sure "it's faster!" would convince me on its
own -- we all know there are faster languages than Perl. But... JS
does have a significant advantages over, say, Perl->Haskell, as
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