[Haskell-cafe] Re: Write Haskell as fast as C. [Was: Re: GHC predictability]

Conal Elliott conal at conal.net
Sat May 17 11:47:52 EDT 2008

My dream would be to write the high-level thing *and* some high-level,
composable specification of my performance requirements.  If the compiler
can't meet the requirements, then it tells me so, together with helpful
information about what broke down.  Using the error message, I then add some
annotations and/or tweak my code and try again.  Just like static

  - Conal

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:

> [...]
> And the point is that it is *reliable*. If you make your money day in, day
> out
> writing Haskell, and you don't want to rely on radical transformations for
> correctness, this is a sensible idiom to follow.
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