[Haskell-cafe] compiling lazy functional languages

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 13:48:50 EST 2006

On 1/18/06, Sam Goldman <samgoldman at jhu.edu> wrote:
> Sorry if this is too off-topic for this list.
> I'm a hobbyist programmer and I've recently become interested in lazy
> functional languages, particularly the optimization strategies available
> to them during compilation. I've been playing around with Haskell for
> about a year and it has been an excellent resource for me.
> I guess my main question is this: what are the x most compelling
> directions in optimized compilation for (pure) lazy functional languages
> in recent research (where x::Nat is an unevaluated thunk in your head)

I'm not qualified to give any advice here, but I sure found Boquist's
paper very interesting: http://www.cs.chalmers.se/~boquist/phd/


Sebastian Sylvan
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