This was interesting! Just saw pixielang on HN.
> 17 jan. 2017 kl. 22:28 skrev Mike Pechkin <mike.pech...@gmail.com>: > > Author of http://pixielang.org/ in the city. > Welcome to community > >> On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 7:10 PM, Timothy Baldridge <tbaldri...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> > Check link in archive: >> >https://web.archive.org/web/20150308140349/http://kazimirmajorinc.com/Documents/The-speed-of-eval-in-some-Lisp-implementations/index.html >> >> As a Clojure programmer, I find that Clojure code rather...gross. Of course >> it's slow, Clojure is optimized completely differently from other lisps. On >> my machine the example in the link: >> >> (time (do (def i 1) >> (while (< i 1000000) >> (def i (+ i 1)) >> (do (def x 0) >> (def x (+ x 1)))))) >> >> Takes 1.1sec to run, but no Clojure programmer in their right mind would >> abuse global defs that way. The correct implementation is: >> >> (time (dotimes [i 1000000] >> (+ 0 i))) >> >> Which completes in .2ms once the JIT warms up (about 4-5 iterations). >> >> Same with the other example: >> >> (time (do (def i 1) >> (while (< i 1000000) >> (def i (+ i 1)) >> '(do (def x 0) >> (def x (+ x 1)))))) >> >> 266ms vs: >> >> (time (dotimes [i 1000000] >> '(do (def x 0) >> >> (def x (+ x 1))))) >> >> .3 ms with a warm JIT >> >> >> Timothy Baldridge >