[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell Speed

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 24 13:29:17 EST 2005

On Dec 24, 2005, at 6:02 PM, Paul Moore wrote:

> One of the interesting points that this illustrates (to me) is that
> the "obvious" approach in Haskell can be seriously non-optimal in
> terms of performance. Add to this the fact that tuning functional
> programs is a non-trivial art, and it becomes quite easy to see why
> Haskell might come across as slow.

I got totally burned by this trying to write a heavily threaded,
heavy networking app in Haskell. The obvious approach was a dead-end.



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