[Haskell-cafe] Operational Semantics of Haskell

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 11:22:18 EDT 2007


> Is there a good source for the operational semantics of Haskell?  I am
> trying to squeeze the most efficiency out of a bit of code and am looking to
> remove unnecessary reductions.

You probably aren't after operational semantics - the compiler takes
your code and optimises it to something bearing little relation to the
original. Are you passing -O2? Have you read the performance wiki
page? http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Performance



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