[Haskell-cafe] Re: How much of Haskell was possible 20 years ago?

Maurí­cio briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 21 15:21:00 EDT 2007

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH escreveu:
> On Oct 21, 2007, at 14:40 , Maurí cio wrote:
>> I like Haskell, and use it as my main
>> language. However, compiling a Haskell program
>> usually takes a lot of memory and CPU. So I was
> To some extent this is just a matter of Haskell not having been around 
> that long ago:  as ghc evolves, it's been getting better about this.  
> Before ghc snapshots stopped being able to compile themselves (*grumble* 
> --- is this fixed yet?) I found that ghc 6.7 compiling itself didn't do 
> nearly as much violence to my desktop machine as compiling 6.7 (or 
> 6.8pre or 6.9) with ghc 6.4 / 6.6 / 6.6.1.

Of course. But I think of somethink like a Intel 386 with 4MB
of memory.

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