[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] [Fwd: Re: Computer Language Shootout]

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Jan 25 19:09:33 EST 2007

> Uniqueness types does give some extra optimisation potential, such as
> destructive updates if you can guarantee a variable is only referred
> to once. But even with that, the language that has impressed me most
> on the shootout is Clean. Where the Haskell community spends
> significant time they can beat Clean, but generally the Clean does
> very well and looks much more idomatic FP than the Haskell.

Clean has strict, unboxed strings by default. We only got these in
Haskell in the last few months.

-- Don

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