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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-27 22:19:39

christopher diggins wrote:
> I just wrote a quick and dirty comparison between YARD and Spirit and
> YARD performs roughly 10x faster as a toy C++ tokenizer. I know Joel, I
> said I wouldn't do any comparisons, but I couldn't resist, what with
> Dave's claim to be outperforming Spirit by 50x!

Sure, no problem. But watch out, Spirit-2 will have a speed improvement
in the 10X-20X range over classic Spirit ;-) I already have some test
cases, and this does not touch on predictive parsing and lexing.


Joel de Guzman

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