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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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    • Oh, hasn't appeared yet (moderation?). Below is the text of my comment. In a nutshell, for the cases benchmarked, perl is somewhat faster than python (and a lot faster than Ruby) and uses about as much memory as Ruby, which is somewhat less than Python.

      I did a quick-and-dirty implementation for Perl-hashes. Take the results with a grain of salt. I made a coding mistake with the deletion benchmark, so I didn't include it. I also skipped the integer benchmarks because Perl doesn't have an integer hashmap. You