[Haskell-cafe] Compilers

Matthias Kilian kili at outback.escape.de
Wed Nov 26 16:58:34 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 09:35:01PM +0000, Andrew Coppin wrote:
> >It is a fork of the JHC compiler, which should be easier to look up. 
> >There is also Hugs, as you mentioned. In addition, you may want to 
> >look at YHC and NHC.
> Yeah, the "implementations" page on the Wiki basically says that there's 
> GHC and Hugs, and there's also these things called YHC, NHC and JHC. All 
> the documentation I've read makes these latter compilers sound highly 
> experimental and unusable.

I would't call nhc experimental; it's quite usable, at least for
standard Haskell-98 stuff (plus some language extensions).


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