[Haskell-cafe] Re: A suggestion for the next high profile Haskell
tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Tue Dec 19 14:07:56 EST 2006
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 07:14:09PM +0100, ls-haskell-developer-2006 at m-e-leypold.de wrote:
> Tomasz Zielonka <tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com> writes:
> > Anyway, don't concentrate on this particular example. All I say is that:
> > - sometimes I get efficient programs in Haskell right away (I my case
> > quite often, but YMMV)
> > - sometimes efficiency doesn't matter
> > I don't think it is contradictory, especially because the two
> > "sometimes" can have a non-empty symmetric difference.
> ... speed/efficiency ...
> ... optimize.
> ... fast ... faster... optimize
> unoptimized ... fast ...
> ... optimize ...
I think it's high time to remind the very true Hoare's words:
"Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming"
It's strange nobody mentioned it earlier.
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