[Haskell-cafe] Toy compression algorithms [was: A very edgy language]

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 8 14:50:45 EDT 2007

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Andrew,
>> Ooo... really? That's pretty impressive...(!)
> it's our collective tale for bringing new haskellers. i bet that
> Stefan never seen asm code generated by ghc :)


Once - just once - I did take a look at the C output from GHC. Now, I 
realise that I can't code in C to save my life, but... it didn't even 
*look* like C. Even slightly. Wow.

(OTOH, reading Core isn't too helpful either. It just looks like the 
original Haskell...)

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