… like this some people, maybe under the pressure of time or to make their code generally accessible, often end up trying over-simple things like the Fibonacci sequence. Or even a silly “Hello world”. These are not a very natural tests for numerical processing benchmarks in my opinion, and will tel…
Nicolau Leal Werneck
Really? Hello World is a great way to make sure an installation works correctly, but I seriously doubt anyone uses it to benchmark anything. Even a QBasic Hello World running in a DOS emulator should run pretty fast.
Have you seen evidence online of people using Hello World to benchmark Julia?
So I think the Fibonacci sequence could be useful for benchmarking.