[squeak-dev] Re: Jeff Gonis is now a build.squeak.org user

Colin Putney colin at wiresong.com
Wed Jan 23 18:30:38 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Jeff Gonis <jeff.gonis at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> As Frank mentioned, I am indeed interested in starting to get quantified
> performance data up and being logged for Squeak on a regular basis.  The
> motivation for this comes from visiting the site arewefastyet.com where
> Mozilla logs the Javascript performance of Firefox, and also from listening
> to a talk by Lars Bak, who worked on the Self VM and V8. He stated that one
> of the first things he does for any of his VM projects is to create a
> comprehensive set of performance benchmarks that is updated with every
> commit, because otherwise it is too easy for performance regressions to
> sneak in while development is occuring.
> My hope is that by offering continuous feedback about the performance of
> Squeak, it will help provide a bit of a catalyst for anyone who is
> interested to go ahead and try to chip away at the performance of image or
> VM code. It might also help people understand Squeak's standing in the
> performance realm, relative to other languages.

Awesome! This is a great idea.

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