[Haskell-cafe] Number 1, at least for now

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 05:27:46 EST 2006

On 2/1/06, Donald Bruce Stewart <dons at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> Haskell is now ranked number 1 on the Great Language Shootout!
>     http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/gp4/benchmark.php?test=all&lang=all
> Hooray :)

That is neat. Mostly for dispelling the "pure lazy fp is inherently
slow" argument. It's not likely to last though, as soon as someone
implements the three missing C programs we'll be bumped down again.
But it's still pretty cool!


Sebastian Sylvan
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