[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why can't Haskell be faster?

Dougal Stanton ithika at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 09:28:27 EDT 2007

On 31/10/2007, Peter Hercek <peter at syncad.com> wrote:

> Anyway, if Haskell would do some kind of whole program analyzes
>   and transformations it probably can mitigate all the problems
>   to a certain degree.

I think JHC is supposed to do whole-program optimisations. Rumour has
it that its Hello World examples are the fastest around - I have heard
it has problems with larger code bases though. ;-) What's the current
state of play on this?


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