On Wed, 2011-05-01 at 10:24 -0700, Wendell Hatcher wrote: > I have to agree I don't think this is a serious project. In-fact at > this point it seems like a bunch of friends working on a hobby in > their basement.
I'm not sure I said anything to agree with. You seem to misinterpret my intention. [snip] > >> Do you think that NOT listing Rakudo at shootout.alioth.debian.org means > >> Rakudo is not a serious project? > >> > >> Or did you have some other point? > > > > Marketing. What I meant was that a "serious project" pays attention to marketing. The perl6 marketing effort is limited by resources more than go is. [snip] > > The benchmarking program can be downloaded (which I've done) and comes > > bundled with 2 or 3 python programs, one of which requires python 2.5 > > and I'm still on python 2.4 (don't ask). However I've figured out how > > to see the source for example programs, so I'll manually download all > > the perl5 and C ones and try to get the benchmarker going for those. Here's what I will attempt to reproduce: http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/u32/benchmark.php?test=all&lang=perl&lang2=gcc I will start by downloading each program in C and perl (there seem to be several C versions -- and sometimes several perl versions available) and just running them appropriately. > > > > It'll take me a little while ... I'm fairly busy. I'll report _any_ progress back to the list ... if you don't hear from me by February 1st feel free to nag me. By 'progress', I mean something on github. -- --gh