thank god someone did.


On 17/08/2005, at 5:03 AM, Brock Weaver wrote:

> I feel a lot of love on this thread.
>
> Should I invoke Godwin's Law and put this argument to rest?
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin's_law
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> Okay.
>
> All benchmarks are the brainchild of Hitler and his nazis.
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> On 8/16/05, William James <w_a_x_man / yahoo.com> wrote:
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>> Austin Ziegler wrote:
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>>> 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".
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>> It allowed him easily to tinker with the weight assigned to each test
>> and hence to make his favorite language come out on top.
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> Brock Weaver
> http://www.circaware.com
>