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[REBOL] Re: RFC: Cross-language benchmark proposal

From: carl:cybercraft at: 8-Nov-2002 10:32

On 08-Nov-02, Carl at REBOL wrote:
> For instance, we may not want to start with the Ackermann example. > Not a lot of programmers (and especially beginners) are aware or > even interested in what that benchmark indicates. It's not > meaningful to them because they don't relate to it in common > programming use. In fact, if it's listed first, it may scare them > away before they see the simpler examples... because they may > conclude that the comparison examples are too academic and abstract.
Sorting would be one obviously useful example, meaning comparisons of the languages' built-in sorting ability. -- Carl Read