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From: Isaac Gouy <igouy2@y...>
Subject: Re: Is OCaml fast?
Gerd Stolpmann <info <at> gerd-stolpmann.de> writes:

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> I think the shootout is not a good data source. There are definitely
> some very poor Ocaml results there, so I'd guess the shootout got
> recently more attention by enthusiasts of other languages, and the
> current Ocaml programs there are not very good. (I remember Ocaml was #1
> at the shootout a few years ago, faster than C.) So maybe a good
> opportunity to post better Ocaml solutions there?


Even back in 2001, on Doug Bagley's website called "The Great Computer Language
Shootout"  Ocaml was not #1-

http://web.archive.org/web/20010602051335/www.bagley.org/~doug/shootout/craps.shtml

Doug Bagley stopped updating his website in Fall 2001.


Even back in 2004, when Brent Fulgham started his website using the same
programs, OCaml was not #1

http://web.archive.org/web/20040717184911/shootout.alioth.debian.org/craps.php