[Ecls-list] more about Maxima + ECL

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll jjgarcia at users.sourceforge.net
Mon Apr 28 13:14:26 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 4:07 AM, Robert Dodier <robert.dodier at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Now somebody is going to complain blah blah blah, no proper
>  benchmarks, blah blah blah. I'm not buying it.
>  If a Lisp implementation  runs the test suite slowly, it is slow,
>  period. There is no getting around it.

An implementation might be slow at running Maxima, and not so slow at
other things. AFAIK, GCL has been tuned for years to run this program,
and similarly, GCL is slow for other tasks as people have found out.
Just give us some time to cope with being the last ones to the party


Facultad de Fisicas, Universidad Complutense,
Ciudad Universitaria s/n Madrid 28040 (Spain)

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