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> Maybe Lua should have 13 seconds timeout to make the competition honest?

The numbers you gave were these:

2    C, Pascal
3    Brainf**k, C#, COBOL, D, PyPy
4    F#, Go, Java
5    Fortran, Haskell, Smalltalk, Tcl, VB.NET
7    Scala
8    Clojure
9    Perl, PHP
10   Javascript, Julia, Python, R, Ruby
12   Common Lisp, Erlang, Lua 5.2

The whole table seems quite arbitrary. Fortran is equivalent to
Smalltalk and Tcl?  Lua is slower than PHP? Brainfuck is faster than

-- Roberto