[Haskell-cafe] Re: OCaml list sees abysmal Language Shootout results

Gour gour-haskell-cafe-sender-8a2feb at atmarama.org
Thu Oct 7 13:38:53 EDT 2004

Ketil Malde (ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no) wrote:

> As somebody just said, you get to chose between speed and
> simplicity/clarity of code.  I would like both.

Me too. 

Simplicity/calrity of code is, imho, one of the strong point in using Haskell.

> Couldn't readFile et al. provide the standard interface, but use
> hGetBuf tricks (e.g. from your 'wc' entry) behind the curtains?

That would be nice indeed.

It's a pity that Ocaml is getting recommended for a 'real-life' applications 
instead of Haskell :-(


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