[Haskell-cafe] Performance: MD5

Peter Verswyvelen bf3 at telenet.be
Sun May 18 11:27:35 EDT 2008

As a side note on this discussion, isn't it so that the current CPU 
hardware evolved in such a way that it is better suited for imperative 
programs? (I'm not talking about the GPU, that's another story). I mean, 
hardware gets optimized to run applications faster, but these 
applications are mainly written in C/C++, so you get a nice feedback 
loop here...

Is it possible to design hardware that is better suitable for functional 

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