[Haskell-cafe] Haskell vs GC'd imperative languages, threading, parallelizeability (is that a word? :-D )

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Aug 10 03:58:02 EDT 2007

>    On 8/10/07, Donald Bruce Stewart <[1]dons at cse.unsw.edu.au>
>    wrote:
>      [2]http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/gp4/benchmark.php?te
>      st=nsievebits&lang=all 
>      The GHC-compiled entry comes in at 1.2x C++, which I'm
>      quite happy with.
>      Strangely, despite your assertions, the C# entry lags
>      well down the list.
>    Yeah, you somehow managed to slip around their rules without
>    them noticing ;-)  They specify to use a bit array, but you
>    dont ;-) Bit arrays are optimal for space, but can be really
>    slow.

It's using bit arrays.

-- Don

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