[Haskell-cafe] Re: In-place modification

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Tue Jul 10 18:50:46 EDT 2007

On 2007-07-10, Creighton Hogg <wchogg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, of course not.  But the most popular architectures support C with
>> /much smaller/ efforts of compiler writers.
> Now is this just because of the relative simplicity of C, because of a
> larger amount of collective experience in writing C compilers, or something
> else entirely

Because of the (relatively) close match between C and currently popular
styles of hardware.

Aaron Denney

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