Just to help to others who might be interested in past benchmarking
and performance discussions.. I did some searching and came up with
this short list:


You can also interchangably use the URL
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/ as with
http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/123456

* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/145390
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/144966
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/145196
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/145455
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/151897
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/151657
* http://www.ruby-talk.org/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/145325

* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/33712
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/59554
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/65270
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/101165
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/103974
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/104182
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/124795
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/129831
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/136932
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/133852
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/133902
* http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/144966