[Haskell-cafe] Can't Haskell catch up with Clean's uniqueness
haskell at sleepingsquirrel.org
Wed Dec 7 13:58:11 EST 2005
haskell-cafe.mail.zooloo at xoxy.net wrote:
> It might be possible to get extremely fast code out of ghc, but as an overall
> impression, it's not easy, whilst Clean sort of gives it for granted (well,
> struggeling with wrongly assigned uniqueness attributes aside).
> programs generated by ghc generally need multiples of time and space of the
> Clean version, even though the latter is, in many cases, a nearly literal
> translation from Haskell.
Maybe you'd be interested in Hacle?
" The aim was to develop a translator which is capable of reading in any
given Haskell'98 program and writing out a semantically equivalent Clean
one. Why? To investigate the suitability of the Clean compiler for
compiling Haskell programs, i.e. Can the Clean compiler, in combination
with this tool, produce faster executables than existing Haskell
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