fib-go results

generated by user gene

on host palsy

2002-Apr-28 T 14:55:30 PDT

1 iterations of Fibonacci number 40.

program language seconds sources
fibb Bourne shell @fibb@ fibb, bourne-fibber, bourne-fibber-0, bourne-fibber-1
fibc C 7.00e+00 fibc.c
fibj Java 1.00e+01 fibj,
fibl Lisp 1.69e+02 fibl
fibp Perl 9.74e+02 fibp
fibx C++ 6.00e+00 fibx.cxx
fiby Python 9.83e+02 fiby

What do these results mean? What was the test? The details are in "Simple Speed Test Between a Bunch of Languages", an article by Gene Michael Stover. You might have a local copy; otherwise, read the official copy.