[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell performance

Isaac Dupree isaacdupree at charter.net
Fri Dec 21 15:57:17 EST 2007

Jon Harrop wrote:
> On Thursday 20 December 2007 19:02, Don Stewart wrote:
>> Ok, so I should revive nobench then, I suspect.
>>     http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/nobench/x86_64/results.html
>> that kind of thing?
> Many of those benchmarks look good.
> However, I suggest avoiding trivially reducible problems like computing 
> constants (e, pi, primes, fib)

true in general, but I know I use computed constants in real code 
because it's cleaner than using their expanded value, so it's worth 
checking whether a compiler can (still) do (how much of) that.


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