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From: Noel Welsh <noelwelsh@y...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] speed

--- onlyclimb <> wrote:
> Is it normal that my ocaml program is only 2 times
> faster than the java 
> counterpart ?(using the same method and complied
> into native. jdk is 1.4.1

It depends entirely on the program.  I wouldn't expect
a huge difference in speed in, say, an HTTP server
where most of the time is spent waiting for the disk. 
In numeric applications I would expect O'Caml to be
significantly faster than Java.


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