[Haskell-cafe] haskell crypto is reaaaaaaaaaally slow

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Jun 20 18:23:04 EDT 2007

On 6/20/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> > Finally, to actually get C speed, use a C md5.
> I always feel worried when people say this... It's almost like admitting
> "hey, Haskell is beautiful, but it can never be fast". I always find
> myself wanting that statement to be false...

I agree with you, but at the same time, if Don says something about
the performance of Haskell I tend to trust him on it.  I find that his
ability to optimize Haskell tends to set the bar.  Otoh, I'd love to
see someone demonstrate otherwise here :)


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