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- From: Miles Sabin <email@example.com>
- To: David Megginson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2000 22:00:50 -0000
David Megginson wrote,
> For comparison, I just whipped up a Java class to compare two
> (non-equal) Strings 10,000,000 times. Here are the USER
> No comparisons (startup overhead): 0.67 seconds
> Compare with ==: 0.94 seconds (=0.2 seconds)
> Compare with equals(): 8.00 seconds (=7.33 seconds)
> That's a very significant performance difference.
It's also a completely meaningless one unless we can see the
code and know something about the platform you're running on.
I'd be quite surprised if there was that much margin with a
Sun 1.2 JDK and Hotspot on Solaris or Win32.
Miles Sabin Cromwell Media
Internet Systems Architect 5/6 Glenthorne Mews
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