[rescue] Was WPOISON, language debate
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Sep 8 22:18:11 CDT 2003
On Monday, September 8, 2003, at 06:25 PM, Al Potter wrote:
> Seems like the "which language is faster" debate here is missing (some
> the point of this particular app:
> It's SUPPOSED to be slow, for the spammer. Having it be efficient
> for the
> host is also a good thing. These two are typically mot in the same
> set of
> design constraints.
Yes...but in that case, I'd much rather it be sitting in a sleep()
than spinning away executing an interpreter for a bloated language.
One consumes cycles (and consumes power, and generates heat) and the
other does not.
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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