[XML-SIG] Re: XML parser benchmarks
Wed, 12 May 1999 13:41:14 +0200
Tim Lavoie wrote:
> There are a few things to consider when claiming unfairness in
> the tests:
> - The larger files would have much less relative penalty in terms of
> VM startup.
Yes, you're right.
> - Did the Java benchmarks use a just-in-time compiler? I suspect not,
> though there is one for Linux (tya) which might have chopped those
> times in half.
Yes, once you get into it, just testing parsing with Java alone can
involve lots of variables. I think that Java has a relatively long
startup time compared to the other languages. Maybe that was reflected
in Java getting better wrt. perl and python for the larger files.