Trey Campbell wrote:
> On Jun 10, 2005, at 1:02 PM, Austin Ziegler wrote:
> >
> > I personally think that most of the shootout items are bogus in just
> > about every way. Don't get me wrong -- I'm not at all suggesting that
> > Ruby couldn't be faster. I'm just saying that benchmarks, like
> > statistics, are lies.
> >
> > -austin
> > --
> > Austin Ziegler * halostatue / gmail.com
> >                * Alternate: austin / halostatue.ca
> >
> >
>
> The most succinct way that I've heard it put is that there are "lies,
> damn lies, and benchmarks".
>
> Trey Campbell
> treycampbell / mac.com

There isn't with benchmarks per-se; there can be a problem with how one
chooses to interpret benchmarks.