[fpc-pascal] FPC now 3rd in shootout

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 15:19:05 CET 2007

On 11/6/07, S. Fisher <expandafter at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Dani�l Mantione <daniel.mantione at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > > Is it true that a slow program has a worse effect on the shootout
> > > results than a missing program?  That seems wrong to me.
> >
> > There has been a long discussion on the Shootout forums about it. Isaac
> > believes that it is more fair this way for languages that don't have all
> > benchmarks implemented. Now we simply have to make him retract all our
> > poor performing programs :)
> Exactly.  A not very fast language can win the shootout
> if it is faster than every other language for just one benchmark
> and if only the program for that benchmark is submitted.

Well, as the website says, it's just a game. Nevertheless, in this
extreme situation nobody would take the language seriously...


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