[rescue] Re: G5 case

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Wed Jun 25 11:36:38 CDT 2003

Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> Sometimes I think I'm the only person on earth that's seen lightning-fast
> Java applications.

Nope. I've written a simple 2.5:1 audio compression algorithm in Java, and
for 8kHz streams, it ran faster than real time on a 486/66.

What tends to bog Java down is (ab)use of the windowing toolkits, cargo cult
programming, and poor understanding of algorithmic complexity.

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