lunamark - markdown in lua using a PEG grammar
qaramazov at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 03:20:48 EDT 2009
> As for performance, lunamark is about the same speed as PHP Markdown in
> my tests.
Is this with or without counting the time necessary to read the input?
On my test, reading a wiki page of 500 words _once_ and then
converting it 1000 times, lunamark is actually about 2.5 times faster
than PHP Markdown.
But perhaps a comparison with the other two Lua options is more
relevant. On the same benchmark, lunamark is 5-6 times faster than
markdown.lua and 12-13 times slower than lua-discount. (Of course,
lua-discount is basically a binding to a C implementation.)
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