OMG text processing performance 6.7 - 9.5

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Feb 4 13:43:22 EST 2020

J. Landman Gay wrote:
> On 2/3/20 2:19 PM, hh via use-livecode wrote:
>> Parse1 is here always at least 30% faster than Parse2.
> I'm seeing the same thing, only more so. I searched for "the" in a 424K 
> text file:
> parse1 = 11 ms
> parse2 = 111 ms

Hmmm....  It may be that Mark Waddingham was wrong in the guidance he 
gave earlier about Unicode vs memcopy, but I wonder if there may be 
something else here.

Were you using the same text I tested with, the Gutenberg text file for 
"Call of the Wild"?

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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