[Haskell-cafe] In-place modification

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Jul 15 07:54:50 EDT 2007

>    On 7/15/07, Sebastian Sylvan <[1]sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com>
>    wrote:
>      I don't see what the point of this is? Why do timings of
>      different
>      algorithms? Of course you could do the same optimization
>      in any
>      language, so why do you think it's relevant to change the
>      algorithm in
>      *one* of the languages and then make comparisons?
>    Sebastien,
>    Well, as you yourself said, different languages work
>    differently, so there's no point in trying to directly
>    implement the C# algorithm in Haskell: it just wont work, or

In this case it is fine. You're setting bits in the cache. Please use the
same algorithm, or any conclusions are meaningless. 

-- Don

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