[thelist] Re: Log analyzer recommendations

Mike Migurski mike at saturn5.com
Wed Jan 22 15:21:01 CST 2003

>>I really like http://awstats.sourceforge.net/
>>It is written in perl, so its slower than webalizer,
>justification please? Why is Perl slower?

See: http://www.apache.jp/perl/perl_myth.html#Interpreted_vs_Compiled for
reasons why Perl is generally considered slower than a compiled language
(Webalizer is written in C) and why this may not always be the case.

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