[MLton] factorial of 1,000,000

Brandon J. Van Every vanevery@indiegamedesign.com
Mon, 28 Jun 2004 11:26:54 -0700

Stephen Weeks wrote:
> There was a recent discussion at meme.b9.com about computing factorial
> of 1,000,000 iteratively.
> 	http://meme.b9.com/cview.html?channel=scheme&date=040626
> I tried it out in MLton on my 1.6GHz machine.  It took 207 minutes,
> with 2.5% gc time.  Here were the gc stats

That chatlog is rather a mess to follow, at least at a glance.  Did
others benchmark some approaches that can be compared?  If so, would you
be so kind as to post the results of various people's benchmarks?

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Brandon Van Every           Seattle, WA

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