[Haskell-cafe] How much of Haskell was possible 20 years ago?
lennart at augustsson.net
Sun Oct 21 19:51:23 EDT 2007
All of Haskell was possible 20 years ago. The LML compiler (written in LML)
compiled a language similar to Haskell, the only real differences is syntax
and the type system (and monadic IO wasn't invented yet). It was a bit slow
to recompile itself, but not bad. A 16MHz 386 and 8M of memory certainly
On 10/21/07, Maurício <briqueabraque at yahoo.com> 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
> curious, and would like to know from computer
> scholars in this list: how much of Haskell would
> be possible in machines with really low CPU and
> memory? Which features would be feasible for a
> compiler to implement, and for programmers to use?
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