On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Andrei Alexandrescu <
seewebsiteforem...@erdani.org> wrote:

> On 7/30/13 2:48 PM, Bill Baxter wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 12:05 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu
>> <seewebsiteforem...@erdani.org 
>> <mailto:SeeWebsiteForEmail@**erdani.org<seewebsiteforem...@erdani.org>
>> >>
>> wrote:
>>
>>     On 7/30/13 11:13 AM, Walter Bright wrote:
>>
>>         On 7/30/2013 2:59 AM, Leandro Lucarella wrote:
>>
>>             I just want to point out that being so much people getting
>>             this wrong
>>             (and even fighting to convince other people that the wrong
>>             interpretation is right) might be an indication that the
>>             message you
>>             wanted to give in that blog is not extremely clear :)
>>
>>
>>         It never occurred to me that anyone would have any difficulty
>>         understanding the notion of "speed". After all, we deal with it
>>         every
>>         day when driving.
>>
>>
>> Yeh sure.  Like "I made the trip to grandmother's house in 0.25
>> trips/hour!.  That's 25% faster than last week when I only drove at 0.2
>> trips/hour."
>> I say that all the time.  ;-)
>>
>> --bb
>>
>
> One does say miles per hour or kilometers per hour, which is the same
> exact notion.
>
>
That's more analogous to something like MIPS than inverse program run time.

--bb

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