[Haskell-cafe] Shootout favouring C
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Mon Jan 16 21:13:50 EST 2006
--- Daniel Fischer <daniel.is.fischer at web.de> wrote:
> > motive
I've never used C or C++ so I probably don't mix with
enough of those guys to say, but the impression I got
was of, shall we say, 'assertive confidence'.
> and I dare say Java does suffer from that even more
> > then we are being unfair to Haskell by 0.002s on
> > test - we only show measurements to 0.01s!
> And you take the average of how many runs?
See the FAQ "How did you measure
> So I don't consider timings of such short tasks very
So look at the tasks where the fastest program takes
seconds and needs more than 5 lines of code :-)
> And though I've no reason to suppose it would help
> Haskell, for the same reasons, I'd like the fannkuch
> benchmark changed to Pfannkuchen(10).
That's been shown for Gentoo/Intel since at least
> Unfortunately, often the desire for speed wrecks
Contribute elegant slower programs and maybe we'll
show them - we're currently showing two C++ sum-file
programs, one's ~25x faster than the other.
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