Coolest D features
jason.james.house at gmail.com
Wed Dec 27 14:57:51 PST 2006
Walter Bright wrote:
> I haven't worked with Java for over 10 years now. But in March I
> attended "Java Performance Myths" by Brian Goetz, who is very
> knowledgeable about getting the most out of Java. He indicated that Java
> needed another 10 years before it would be able to consistently match C
> toe to toe. And this is happening despite years of massive investment in
> Java by lot of very smart people, just to approach what relatively
> simple C compilers can do. This to me indicates there's a fundamental
> problem with Java.
In a head to head C vs. D comparison on the computer go mailing list.
It was reported that D was slower than C by a factor of 1.5. That's
close enough for me to consider D sufficiently fast. I don't know how
that compares to Java.
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