[Haskell-cafe] How to improve speed? (MersenneTwister is several times slower than C version)

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 03:30:04 EST 2006

Hello Lennart,

Thursday, November 2, 2006, 6:04:39 AM, you wrote:

> The whole point of writing the Mersenne Twister was that I wanted to  
> show how a stateful computation could be encapsulated in the ST monad
> and none of it showing up outside.  This aspect of the code is  
> totally gone now when everything is in the IO monad.  Is there some  
> good reason to have it in the IO monad?

i think no. ST computations internally are really the same as IO ones

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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