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

> 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-

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