New results from "dictionary word count" programs...

Bryan Sant bryan.sant at
Mon Mar 20 15:34:16 MST 2006

On 3/20/06, Nicholas Leippe <nick at> wrote:
> Very interesting that C++ lost to a scripting language...
> Way to go Python devs!

Agreed.  Shane's submission was brilliant.  I was blown away at how
fast python was at this task.  It scales well too.  The python code
ran very fast against small files and large files (like the one used
for this test).


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