[plt-scheme] xxx chooses MzScheme as preferred language

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jun 1 08:23:46 EDT 2006

On May 31, 2006, at 10:21 PM, Edmund Dengler wrote:

> - overall slowness compared to languages such as Perl when regular
>   expressions are used (I had one task which executed about an order of
>   magnitude faster and consumed a lot less memory when I recoded it as 
> a
>   series of transformations based on converting the string to a list,
>   running a transformer, and converting it back into a string, in
>   contrast to using pregexp)

Small question: did you try the same task with plain regexp (the 
built-in pattern matcher using the Perl algorithms)?

-- Matthias

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