[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Speed

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho antti-juhani at kaijanaho.info
Fri Dec 23 15:49:50 EST 2005

Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>> GHC? young?  We celebrated GHC's 10th birthday a couple of years ago :-)
> How is that possible if Haskell98 is 7 years old?

The same way GCC is much older (dates from 1984) than C99 (dates from
2000). Haskell 98 is the newest standard, but it wasn't the first
version of the language. The first public version was Haskell 1.0, dated
in March 1990.  I believe GHC is only a year or two younger.

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