Per notification from mike.k4hum, I might add several comments:
1. We find Mr. Zale saying "5129% faster than HotBasic", which, of course, is physically impossible.
Other relevant points may be mentioned. In his PB version, i& is INTEGER, but he uses DOUBLE in the HB version, which is known to be slower. In general, he can cherry-pick whatever examples he wants, but the public record shows PB and HB are close in speed, as we posted for years (see www.hotbasic.org/hot/hotspeed.html). Also notice in the first example, Mr. Zale did not use HB's integer math which would have been faster. My impression is that Mr. Zale is not credible in these posts and PB users are too smart to be fooled by bogus speed data.
2. Everybody knows that migration between PB and HB has been 100% unidirectional -- namely from PB to HB, so PB users do know the truth and choose HB.
3. What everybody may not know is that Mr. Zale has repeatedly visited the HB site over the years, which suggests that he knows who the leader is.
4. I know of nobody who thinks that PB will ever catch up to HB.
Cordially, Maj. Hog, Spokespig, www.hotbasic.org
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