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

Steve smorrey at
Mon Mar 20 15:37:47 MST 2006

With the prowess of this group, I'm really surprised no one did it
hand coded assembler.

On 3/20/06, Bryan Sant <bryan.sant at> wrote:
> 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).
> -Bryan
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