Another C++ entry
bryan.sant at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 16:11:34 MST 2006
On 3/23/06, Levi Pearson <levi at cold.org> wrote:
> They aren't even ballpark representations of what a language is
> capable of, except for the narrow domain of tasks for which you need
> to stick a lot of data into a hash table and then make a bunch of
> lookups on it. So, if you have a task where this is the bulk of what
> you'll be doing, the results might have some slight real-world
> applicability. Otherwise, it's just a silly game.
Oh, come on! You're telling me that this test isn't authoritative? :-)
Regardless of how poor of a test this is, I still like these little
language skirmishes. It helps me understand a lot more about the
practical application of a language for a valid problem domain.
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