[Haskell-cafe] Unboxed arrays

Janis Voigtlaender voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Mar 26 09:33:52 EDT 2008

Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
>> * Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> [2008-03-26 12:37:53+0000]
>>> Any insights here?
>> Could Data Parallel Haskell[1] be useful for you?
>> It was designed for parallel computation, but it includes unboxed
>> arrays, nice list-like syntax and array comprehensions.
>>   1. http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/GHC/Data_Parallel_Haskell
> Mmm, maybe. Does it implement unboxed arrays for arbitrary types?
> For that matter, it seems like this NDP stuff has been "in development" 
> for a seemingly long time now. Does anybody know what the current status 
> is? 

Google -> http://research.microsoft.com/~simonpj/papers/ndp/

> (I'm guessing the people working on this are more interested in 
> working on it than documenting every step of their progress... which 
> leaves outsiders with the impression that nothing is happening.)

I don't think the above suggests that "nothing is happening" ...

Dr. Janis Voigtlaender
mailto:voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de

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