> I'm comparing unoptimized implementations on purpose and not trying to incite some kind of language-speed-flamewar.
Think about this sentence for a few minutes, then come back so we can all have a good laugh at ourselves and the fragility of human pride.
EDIT: Downvoted? This was not meant with any kind of meanness at all. No matter what choices an author makes with benchmarks, someone will complain. The situation is so catch-22, a laughter is the only effective self defense.