[Ecls-list] more about Maxima + ECL

Robert Dodier robert.dodier at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 17:12:59 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 7:14 AM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll
<jjgarcia at users.sourceforge.net>

>  An implementation might be slow at running Maxima, and not so slow at
>  other things.

That's speculation, isn't it? Or do you know of existing programs
for which ECL is faster than other implementations?

> AFAIK, GCL has been tuned for years to run this program,

That is not so. Also, other implementations (SBCL, CMUCL) run Maxima
at speeds comparable to GCL. These are the results of general speed
improvements, which benefit all programs.


Robert Dodier

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