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> > That said, I would support a change to the scoring 
> function
> > such that run time is rounded to the nearest second. That
> > should mostly eliminate the effect of timing variation.

I also support everything that would take the motivation out
of tweaking. But also with the changed timing, a minor time
improvement could lead to a jump from one quantization
interval to the next...