[Haskell-cafe] Re: The Worker/Wrapper Transformation

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Sat Jan 5 17:30:55 EST 2008

Achim Schneider wrote:
> ...is a paper about automatic specialisation of functions by unboxing
> arguments, one could say. I'm only on page 6, but already survived the
> first formalisms, which is bound to mean that the rest of the paper is
> likewise accessible, as hinted on at ltu.
> http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/~gmh/wrapper.pdf
> The transformation itself is mindbogglingly easy, which makes this a
> good start: You only have to understand the formalisms, not so much what
> the formalisms are representing. To quote spj: It usually turns out to
> be more interesting and challenging than it seemed at first.
> I'm tempted to write that this is a paper for everyone trying to figure
> out what the heck Jonathan is talking about.

Hey Achim

many thanks for bringing this wonderful paper to my attention. Dijkstra's
soul breethes out of every equation...


More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list