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This submission demonstrates why you should just stick to the original article title you're linking, instead of coming up with your own flamebait/trolly title.

The issue appears to be a SunSpider bug, not an IE9 bug or "cheat". See http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1913368 for more information.

lordgilman, I hope you now realize it would've been wise to wait before passing judgment (especially in a public forum).

Edit: I don't know what's with the downvotes. I'm just going by the HN Guidelines, posted at http://ycombinator.com/newsguidelines.html? If you have a problem, don't downvote me, take it up with pg.




The post you link to has edited it's previous findings.

They now state that IE9 is certainly cheating on the sunspider.

I hope you now realize it would've been wise to wait before passing judgment on lordgilman ( especially in a public forum )


He simply should've followed the HN guidelines (http://ycombinator.com/newsguidelines.html) and linked to the article and stuck to the original title.


If I may be pedantic for a moment, the HN guidelines only warn against "gratuitous editorial spin." I don't feel the changes were gratuitous at all because (if you look at the last sentence in the blog post) my title is clearly the point Mr. Sayrer is trying to make.


The changes were gratuitous. That's why the author didn't directly say "You're cheating".

He wanted a direct answer while at the same time giving them the benefit of the doubt.

But whatever, your mind is made up.


The problem is the analysis to prove they are cheating is faulty. See my other post at: http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1914541

Note, I'm not saying they're NOT cheating. I'm just saying that no one has yet provided strong evidence that they are.


I agree entirely. Did you see my defense when I first posted? http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1913109


I think you mean http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1913109 (without the trailing /). Yes, you defended this choice well.




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