Austin Ziegler wrote:
> On 3/31/06, sullivanz.pku / gmail.com <sullivanz.pku / gmail.com> wrote:
> > This might be a stupid question, but I really wonder if ruby is much
> > slower than python and perl.
>
> Try it. And ignore anyone who tells you to look at the utterly useless
> Alioth shootout. It doesn't model anything real-world and doesn't
> actually tell you anything about performance for your problems.
>
> I haven't checked in a while, but they weren't very honest about their
> aims last time I checked, either. It's simply a matter of
> self-promotion and comparison for Inane Gullibles.
>
> -austin
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> Austin Ziegler * halostatue / gmail.com
>                * Alternate: austin / halostatue.ca

"I haven't checked in a while..."
Then your comments would apply to the Alioth shootout in... 2004?

There's nothing wrong with saying how little can be learned from
measuring small programs, but saying don't look suggests there's
something to be hidden.