[Haskell-cafe] Re: GHC ARM Hackathon (Re: Haskell on ARM )

Greg Fitzgerald garious at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 14:17:56 EDT 2008

...try that hyperlink again...

Qualcomm vs Intel: You decide

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Greg Fitzgerald <garious at gmail.com> wrote:

> It may not be long before most of the computing world has gone mobile.
> CNET suggests the major players will be Qualcomm and Intel, where QC is more
> power-efficient, but Intel conveniently targets x86.
> June 29, 2008 7:30 PM PDT
> Qualcomm vs Intel: You decide
> I'm a software engineer at Qualcomm with a desire to code more Haskell at
> work.  This desire will only get stronger in coming years as multithreaded
> apps on mobile devices get more popular, and ways to write them reliably in
> traditional languages continue not to exist.
> Jeremy Shaw said:
> > Perhaps we should have some sort of GHC on the ARM hackathon
> > when 6.10 comes out
> Would anybody be interested in a "GHC on ARM Hackathon" in San Diego this
> year?
> When is 6.10 estimated to come out?  Do we really need to wait for it?
> Jeremy Apthorp said:
> > it'll also require that I significantly strip down the runtime system, as
> > the current RTS won't fit in 4M
> Do you have a plan for how to do this?  Maybe we can invite a Simon to
> teach us the innards of the RTS and help guide us?
> Thanks,
> Greg
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