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From "Arnaud Vandyck" <>
Subject Re: Relative Speeds of XSL Engines
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2001 17:21:19 GMT
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From: "Sirgio Carvalho" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: Relative Speeds of XSL Engines

> You just missed the last two years of developments on JIT
> compilers.


> Java is truly faster than C++ for most data manipulation tasks.
> I just whish Sun would speed up their implementation of Swing -
> the GUI toolkit. Too many people think Java is slow because the
> UI apps are slow, and it is all caused by a poor GUI toolkit
> (performance-wise).

I do agree but:
1) I do not code in C++ so I can not see differences between the speed of
the two languages;
2) When I code in java, it's often with GUI and it's really slow;
3) When you launch a JVM, it's very slow too;
4) I thought JIT was not always a good think (for small classes if I

Thank you for your explanations ;)

Arnaud Vandyck

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