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Date: Sat, 5 Sep 2015 22:24:00 -0700
From: Bill Cox <>
To: "" <>
Subject: Re: Where do authors get these numbers?

BTW, the same paper says there's a 12X reduction in area-time cost against
TwoCats.  They're smoking something good, and I want some!

On Sat, Sep 5, 2015 at 10:09 PM, Bill Cox <> wrote:

> Just saw this:
> Looks like a ton of good effort by a lot of good people, but there's a
> table claiming TwoCats generates only 1.26 bytes/cycle on a Haswell CPU
> compared to some lame speed by their algorithm.  Huh?
> I just measured it on a similar CPU at 0.46 cycles/byte   There are
> trade-offs,, and speed isn't everything.  It just happens to be fun :)
>  Sorry, but the authors here made a mistake.
> I guess I can't get mad about other peoples mistakes.... that would be
> seriously hypocritical.
> Bill

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