On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 01:51:38PM -0500, Mike Jarvis wrote:
> Sounds much more like a function of the compiler to me.  A
> really good Fortran compiler would turn out faster code than a bad c
> compiler.

But that isn't saying much. People tend not to use really bad things if
they can help it. FWIW, the best Mac Fortran compiler is slower than
the best C one. This presumably says something about its Fortran
compiler though..

> Now if you're just comparing any fully compiled language with java,
> you're absolutely right.



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