[Haskell-cafe] Re: Language Shootout reverse-complement benchmark

Isaac Gouy igouy2 at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 1 14:23:58 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 10:25 AM, David Leimbach <leimy2k <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm still trying to figure out what the point of the shootout really is. 

>From one point of view - http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/help.php#why

> If there's no dedicated folks working with a language there, trying to
> make things run faster, a language will come out looking inefficient
> potentially.

If there isn't even one effective programmer willing to contribute tiny programs ...

> There's a lot of compile flags and optimizations that can make a
> difference in probably all of the languages listed on that page.

The compile flags and optimizations used are shown below the program source code.


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