unbiased benchmark

Martin P. Hellwig xng at xs4all.nl
Fri Mar 13 04:24:02 CET 2009

Philip Semanchuk wrote:
> On Mar 12, 2009, at 4:20 PM, Daniel Fetchinson wrote:
>>> Even more amazingly, it takes approximately 30% less time to say
>> 'ruby' than to say 'python'!!!
> But "python" scores 55% more points than "ruby" in Scrabble, so that's 
> understandable. It also explains why both languages are much better than 
> "C".
Yes and apparently to get ruby moving anywhere you need to put in on 
train tracks! Some people think it is aesthetic pleasing, bah, humbug it 
doesn't even have a true cleavage! The only one that actually made some 
good use of this otherwise useless mineral was by bouncing a lot of 
light in it.


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