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Do Fortran compilers really generate faster code than C compilers?

When I was studying in the university I often heard the idea that Fortran compilers produced faster code than C compilers for an equivalent program. The key reasoning went like this: a Fortran ...
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What are the main advantages and disadvantages of LL and LR parsing?

When building a parser to a programming language what I earn and what I lost choosing one or the other?