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* From: "Taylor R. Campbell" <campbell@xxxxxxxxxx> * Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 13:46:39 +0000 * Subj: Re: gratuitous optimization and benchmarking Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 12:56:36 +0900 From: "soo" <init@xxxxxxxxxxx> I'd like to know whether it was intentional that you performed the test with such an old version instead of new one. | I chose 0.57 because I knew that its compiler recognized CWV with | lambda operands, while 1.3's compiler did not (a fact which slipped my | mind when I first tried to explain the disparity between your results | and mine). I expect that code to recognize this will be reintroduced | later on anyway. I wanted to compare the performance in systems that | took the small effort to make multiple return values perform well, not | in systems where multiple return values are like your MU anyway but | with extra overhead. Although I understand that it is possible to momentarily forget things, it is quite discomforting to come to these realizations now. I still have a difficult time understanding how such an important detail could be overlooked. -- Joo ChurlSoo