Changes between Version 5 and Version 20 of Ticket #5793


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Feb 5, 2013 10:15:50 PM (15 months ago)
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  • Ticket #5793

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    • Property Summary changed from make nofib not suck to make nofib awesome
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  • Ticket #5793 – Description

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    1 Nofib is the standard tool GHC developers use to benchmark changes to the compiler. Its a known fact though that nofib sucks. Its overall design is OK but it's had no love and care for many years and has bittrotted into near uselessness in a lot of situations. 
     1Nofib is the standard tool GHC developers use to benchmark changes to the compiler. Its overall design is OK but it's had no love and care for many years and has bittrotted such that it isn't useful in a lot of situations. 
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    3 This task isn't to implement an awesome, really useful benchmark suite for Haskell. That would be great but is a huge undertaking. This task is just about making nofib useful again. 
     3This task is about making nofib useful again. 
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    55The breakdown for this is something like: