Why is lambda so slow?

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Mon Jun 9 22:55:56 CEST 2003


Tyler Eaves wrote:
> 
> Michael Chermside wrote:
> 
> >
> > You are mistaken, lambda isn't slow. Why, I tried it on my system,
> > and the following program:
> 
> Seems pretty slow to me.
> 
> Doing that with a trandional function is MUCH faster.

Trandional functions are actually quite slow, as any basic 
^^^^^^^^^^ 
numriceral methods or cmputeor sicence text will tell you.  ;-)

-Peter




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