Subject: Re: Lisp *is* *fast*, was Re: lisp is *SLOW*
From: Erik Naggum <>
Date: 1997/08/18
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp,comp.lang.c++,comp.programming
Message-ID: <>

* Bulent Murtezaoglu
| So while you see web pages proudly displaying "Lisp is faster than C"
| examples, you will not see "CLOS is faster than C++" examples because
| even if you restrict CLOS functionality to what you can do in C++, you
| cannot get comparable efficiency.  That's all I'm saying.

I actually haven't seen any comparisons at all between C++ and CLOS.  I'm
sure you have, so I would be interested in looking at them and running them
on my own.

man who cooks while hacking eats food that has died twice.