Re: [sip-ops] [dispatch] SIP-CLF: Results on ASCII vs. binary representation

"Vijay K. Gurbani" <vkg@alcatel-lucent.com> Thu, 30 April 2009 21:18 UTC

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Simon Perreault wrote:
> And I'm surprised nobody mentioned already that C would be MUCH
> faster than Perl.

Simon: Yes, that is always true.  However, I think we should
keep in mind who the ultimate consumer of the log file will be.
And a big constituency is enterprises, academia, small
businesses, etc.  Most of the people who feed the IT-type
infrastructure in such places are far more comfortable with
perl and python than C/C++.

Thanks,

- vijay
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