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Month: October 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Latest press/comments on release

From: Philip Webb <purslow@...>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:21:07 -0400
121012 Nix wrote:
> Phoronix also specializes in (usually really, really bad) benchmarks.
> "Old" also means "slow" to these people -- even though new software is
> almost always slower than old software, they imagine that a constant
> process of fierce optimization has actually sped it up, and the power of
> the placebo effect takes over.
> Wrappers are also especially bad, because, y'know, it's a function call
> and they are really expensive, right? (Er, no.)

I didn't read the Phoronix report as especially negative.

To make it clear you've started a new project
you need to start your own version numbering, ie 'Trinity 1.0'.

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