[Haskell-cafe] Re: Go Haskell! -> array libraries

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Nov 28 10:29:12 EST 2008

On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, Simon Marlow wrote:

> Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
>> Claus Reinke:
>>> What do those folks working on parallel Haskell arrays think about the
>>> sequential Haskell array baseline performance?
>> You won't like the answer.  We are not happy with the existing array 
>> infrastructure and hence have our own.  Roman recently extracted some of it 
>> as a standalone package:
>>   http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/vector
>> In the longer run, we would like to factor our library into DPH-specific 
>> code and general-purpose array library that you can use independent of DPH.
> So we have two vector libraries, vector and uvector, which have a lot in 
> common - they are both single-dimension array types that support unboxed 
> instances and have list-like operations with fusion.  They ought to be 
> unified, really.

It's worse:

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