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Re: Cold (Re: wish-list)

On Wed, 21 Aug 1996, Colin McCormick wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Aug 1996, Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> > Or you can just use Cold, its core interpreter clocks 10 to nearly 30 
> > times faster than MOO.  You can see the tests I am pulling this from at:
> > 
> >
> > 
> > If you want to know the reasons, I can explain why this is.
> I wonder about these tests -- the first one, about forced task preempting,
> looks pretty convincing, but the other two use LambdaCore verbs (such as 
> player:tell() and $string_utils:explode()) that take a lot of overhead.  
> I don't know Cold from a hole in the wall, but it does seem like there 
> are more efficient ways in MOO (using notify(), match(), etc.) to 
> accomplish these tested tasks.
> Could you try running the tests using just MOO builtins?

Yup :)  But its been ages since I gave up on MOO, can you give me code to 
do this, that I can eval from LambdaCore?

Admittedly, the string stuff was intended not as much for driver but for 



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