[Libevent-users] FYI: libevent/libev benchmark updated for libevent-1.4.3

Dan dan at sunsaturn.com
Fri May 9 00:05:20 CEST 2008

Its to bad when people write emails like this, clearly no social skills.
Yeah I suggested I was a noob just to see if he was an asshole, and guess 
what! :) Have a couple emails as well of him making personal attacks 
against my family and such, its really to bad, I feel sorry for him, but 
I'll leave it at that...


On Thu, 8 May 2008, Marc Lehmann wrote:

> On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 12:03:06AM -0500, Dan <dan at sunsaturn.com> wrote:
>> Think I tried Ev once, to many bugs, hell couldn't even set a timer within
>> a timer as I remember,
> In no release ever was there such a bug. libev and EV are used in many
> production environments and projects, too and have proven their stability
> by now.
> FYI: This dan guy is not an unknown, he regularly trolls, and has proven
> many times that he has no clue of programming, how to pass arguments
> etc.. This is from his earlier mails:
> From: Dan <dan at sunsaturn.com>
> Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 01:55:04 -0500 (CDT)
> #> Like your perl EV module but kinda pointless without letting us have args.
> #>
> #> need to do $blah->blah($a,$b,\%c,\@d);
> #>
> #> I notice new version out of libevent....are you going to maintain this?
> #> Like to make this my event library....
> (So his main problem was not having a clue about the programming language
> he wanted to use, namely Perl).
> From: Dan <dan at sunsaturn.com>
> Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 23:39:56 -0500 (CDT)
> #> Sorry I am abit of a noob to events still. I been doing alot of research
> #> on what the fastest, best module would be to use and yours seems like it
> #> would be by far the fastest and use the least memory.
> [...]
> #> What I thought I would do is use your excellent module and use events.
> So back then it was an excellent module for you, that is, until I told you to
> read a good book about perl first.
> Apparently, you don't want to improve your programming skills, lieing
> about other people's work is enough for you. Try again.
>> This EV stuff just meant to undermine the hardwork of the folks at
>> libevent?
> No, you are just an idiot, and a bad liar and top.
> The benchmark document explains exactly how these timings were derived
> and how to reproduce them, including the source to the benchmark, exact
> version numbers for the libraires used, compiler flags etc., for everybody
> to verify. If you don't believe the numbers you can verify them yourself,
> as well as the validity of the benchmark numbers and the implementation.
> You are certainly not doing the libevent developers any good by trolling
> and spreading lies: I am sure they don't need the support of fanboys like
> you.
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