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Alan Burlison
January 14, 2001 13:40
Re: Ideas for papers
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Nicholas Clark wrote:

> That's sort of making an assumption that we have an answer to
> "how do you meaningfully profile a programming language?"
> which in itself would be useful (and maybe even interesting) to know.

I'm not sure that any of the things that are currently used for
benchmarking are in fact that representative of real perl apps.  Perhaps
we should try to harvest some more representative real-world apps to use
as benchmarks?

Alan Burlison

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