On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 03:11:36AM -0500, Terry Reedy wrote:
> >>Why do you care about the 50 million calls? That's crazy -- the important
> >>thing is *calculating the Fibonacci numbers as efficiently as possible*.
> >If you are writing practical programs, that's true.  But the Julia
> >benchmarks are not practical programs; they are designed to compare
> >the performance of various language features across a range of
> >languages.
> If that were so, then the comparison should use the fastest *Python*
> implementation.  

Doing that would completely fail to accomplish the task of comparing
the performance of recursive function calls in the two languages,
which is what the benchmark was designed to do.  So, no actually, it


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