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Re: Scripting

Dan Helfman <witten@torsion.org> writes:

> So the point of all this is just to suggest that maybe it's possible
> to get much of the speed of a natively compiled language, without
> having to forego the safety of an interpreted language, at least
> with certain code that can be deemed largely safe at compile-time.

With languages like Ada95 or Lisp you already get that. You get all
those runtime checks, but also the posibility to shutdown all those
safety checks at the few places where they would cause a speed

Have a look at:


for a comparisem of a few languages.

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