unbiased benchmark

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Thu Mar 12 22:24:16 CET 2009


On Mar 13, 7:58 am, Paul Rubin <http://phr...@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> Daniel Fetchinson <fetchin... at googlemail.com> writes:
> > Even more amazingly, it takes approximately 30% less time to say
> > 'ruby' than to say 'python'!!!
>
> That is not a fair comparison.  Python has two more letters than
> Ruby, so you are accomplishing more when you say it.

Start-up time seems to be approx O(len(product_name) ** 3) ... c.f.
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