Friday, April 27, 2001, 2:20:21 PM, Paul Makepeace wrote:

PM> 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.

PM> But that isn't saying much. People tend not to use really bad things if
PM> they can help it.

You haven't been to the same client sites I have if you believe that
statement.  It always amazes me what moronic things businesses will
insist that you work with.

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

PM> Hmm.

Must you always drag facts into the argument?


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