[arch-general] Benchmarks (GUI)
girard.cedric at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 08:03:39 EDT 2010
On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 1:50 PM, Jeff Cook <jeff at deserettechnology.com>wrote:
> 2010/10/11 Cédric Girard <girard.cedric at gmail.com>:
> > On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 1:04 PM, Jeff Cook <jeff at deserettechnology.com
> >> I usually just run gtkperf. I haven't tried PTS yet but it's hard for
> >> me to trust anything that comes out of Phoronix.
> > Please explain ?
> Phoronix is just really unprofessional and unreliable as a media
> outlet. They constantly post information that is first of all,
> absolutely atrociously, sometimes incomprehensibly written, and
> secondly often inaccurate and misrepresentative. They also use amateur
> reporting practices and lack standards, as we see with their Steam
> reporting and sending lots of traffic to Valve FTP servers not
> intended for public usage (for one example).
> Obviously this does not necessarily reflect directly on their
> software, but I think it's wise to take anything from Phoronix with a
> grain of salt.
> > --
> > Cédric Girard
Thanks for the clarification.
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