[Maxima] Maxima running on Java VM?
raymond.toy at ericsson.com
Fri Jun 22 10:22:03 CDT 2007
Richard Fateman wrote:
> My understanding of the Java VM is that it is deficient in terms of
> providing facilities for Lisp, and that a full implementation of Lisp would
> be very inefficient in Java. (to quote their own project page, "intolerably
I read that as saying abcl's CLOS was intolerably slow.
For some benchmarks, see http://www.cliki.net/Performance%20Benchmarks
From the benchmarks from that site, while performance varies a lot, I
would venture to say that it is comparable to clisp in speed. I have no
problems with running maxima with clisp.
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