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SubjectRe: Which is better at vm, and why? 2.2 or 2.4
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On Fri, 2001-10-19 at 20:38, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> Keep in mind that once you start exposing tuning parameters you tend to get
> lots of user programs out there that break without the parameters, or if the
> parameters don't behave the same way across versions. Official tuning
> parameters also get in the way of trying out new algorithms, which might not
> even support the old tweaks, for example.

Agreed. They also encourage people to write algorithms that are
suboptimal, but perform OK with proper tuning. This, imho, is the
biggest argument against.

Robert Love

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