[Haskell-cafe] Re: Language shootout (reloaded)

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 08:13:49 EST 2006

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Immanuel,
> Friday, February 10, 2006, 12:42:41 PM, you wrote:
>>>Still---and, please, forgive me for this---I feel that us being #1
>>>now tells us more about the Haskell community than it tells us about
> IL> How to optimize Haskell code:
> IL> 1) enter it as a test in the great language shootout.
> IL> 2) wait a few days.
> IL> 3) download optimized code.
> someone can develop optimizing compiler implementing this algorithm :)))

This is similar to an old algorithm:

   1) Submit your program to the GHC team for inclusion in nofib
   2) Wait for the next GHC release

this algorithm has been little used of late, though.

I should really incorporate all the shootout programs into nofib, in fact.


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