[Haskell-cafe] Shootout favoring imperative code

Scherrer, Chad Chad.Scherrer at pnl.gov
Wed Jan 4 14:46:52 EST 2006

> --- Sebastian Sylvan <sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> Some of the problems seem to be heavily geared towards an 
> imperative *implementation*, meaning that a Haskell version 
> is hardly idiomatic Haskell (and as such I , and I suspect 
> otehrs, really have no inclination to work on it).

This may be correct, but it still doesn't address the question. 
Why does Clean fare so much better? Clean is purely functional, right?

Chad Scherrer
Computational Mathematics Group
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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