[webkit-dev] Iterating SunSpider

Mike Belshe mike at belshe.com
Tue Jul 7 15:10:03 PDT 2009

As I said, we can argue the mix of tests forever, but it is not useful.
 Yes, I would test using top-100 sites.  In the future, if a benchmark
claims to have a representative mix, it should document why.  Right?
Are you saying that you did see Regex as being such a high percentage of
javascript code?  If so, we're using very different mixes of content for our


On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:08 PM, Geoffrey Garen <ggaren at apple.com> wrote:

> So, I determined this through profiling.  If you profile your browser while
>> browsing websites, you won't find that it spends 20-30% of its javascript
>> execution time running regex (even with the old pcre).
> What websites did you browse, and how did you choose them?
> Do you think your browsing is representative of all JavaScript
> applications?
> Geoff
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