Austin Ziegler wrote:

> Then you simply can't tell. They were. Basically, the shootout you run
> is -- always has been -- and always will be -- crap. You can take
> steps to make it honest crap, instead of what it is, though.

Doug Bagley, the creator of the original "Great Computer Language
Shootout", called his system for ranking the languages "CRAPS".

It allowed him easily to tinker with the weight assigned to each test
and hence to make his favorite language come out on top.