[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why can't Haskell be faster?
dons at galois.com
Wed Oct 31 14:16:28 EDT 2007
> So in a few years time when GHC has matured we can expect performance to
> be on par with current Clean? So Clean is a good approximation to peak
The current Clean compiler, for micro benchmarks, seems to be rather
good, yes. Any slowdown wrt. the same program in Clean could be
considered a bug in GHC...
And remember usually Haskell is competing against 'high level' languages
like python for adoption, where we're 5-500x faster anyway...
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