[plt-scheme] Drscheme boost programs performance

From: Jos Koot (jos.koot at telefonica.net)
Date: Thu Feb 19 13:21:15 EST 2009

Yes, the difference may be a factor of 2. Of course there are other 
languages to achieve greater performance, but as languages most perform 
less. Counting my own time too, (PLT) Scheme is in many cases faster than C 
or Fortran or Algol or Pascal.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Grant Rettke" <grettke at acm.org>
To: "Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net>
Cc: "Robby Findler" <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>; "Noel Welsh" 
<noelwelsh at gmail.com>; <plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu>
Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2009 6:01 PM
Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] Drscheme boost programs performance

> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:53 AM, Jos Koot <jos.koot at telefonica.net> wrote:
>> I always run from DrScheme (usually debugging switched off and modules 
>> first compiled
>> with managed-compile-zo and debugging switched off)
> You do that for performance? 

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