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Re: Erlang challenge

On Saturday, June 7, 2003, at 09:35 AM, Anton van Straaten wrote:

> Don't know about a list.  There are some details of the test, showing a
> comparison between Erlang and Java, with source code for both 
> languages,
> here:
> http://www.sics.se/~joe/ericsson/du98024.html

Looks like Erlang only has a 1K stack size. Does it dynamically adjust 
this as more stack space is needed, or is it set dangerously low in 
order to get good results for this particular test?

> Not to belabor a point or anything :), but Feeley's use of Scheme is 
> along
> the same lines I was talking about yesterday, in characterizing Scheme 
> as a
> language assembly language...
> Not bad, for a scripting language...

If it's compiling to C, I wouldn't consider it a scripting language. 
Btw, does Evaling a string at runtime involve a C compiler being 

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They go fast, but only in a straight line"