[Haskell-cafe] What *not* to use Haskell for
dons at galois.com
Thu Nov 13 14:13:59 EST 2008
> Dan Piponi wrote:
> >Real time audio applications are top of my list of "crazy projects I
> >would work on if I had a month spare". I think it might work out
> >nicely. My approach wouldn't be to talk directly to audio hardware
> >from Haskell but instead use a framework like Lava to generate low
> >level code from an embedded DSL. I think that would be a really
> >elegant way to work at a high level and yet have the result execute
> >*faster* than traditionally written C++ code.
> In other words, Haskell is an excellent language for designing
> special-purpose compilers and interpretters for custom languages. ;-)
> If I knew a damned thing about IA32 assembly and dynamic linkage, I'd be
> tempted to try it myself...
Well, you still should probably know something of what you're doing..
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