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

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Fri Oct 8 14:02:29 EDT 2004

Peter Achten <P.Achten at cs.ru.nl> writes:

>>But it uses explicit strictness annotations a lot, and provides strict
>>and/or unboxed versions of various fundamental types (e.g. tuples),
>>with some implicit coercions.
> It is of course not the language that uses strictness annotations.

But the language encourages to use them much more often than in
Haskell. They can be declared in types, there is a short syntax for
"strict let", and various builtin types have strict variants. These
are properties of the language.

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