[Haskell-cafe] Hmm, what license to use?

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Thu Oct 2 15:25:52 EDT 2008

Am Donnerstag, 2. Oktober 2008 20:33 schrieben Sie:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > You mean shared libraries without the opportunity to inline library code?
> > This would result in a huge performance loss, I think.
> Usually _mild_ performance loss, in exchange for major code-size
> savings, I would think. C obviously has worked quite fine under exactly
> this restraint (though C implementations obviously aren't built to take
> as great advantage of inlining library code as Haskell may be).

I think that the performance loss is much higher in the case of Haskell 
because of Lazy Evaluation, massive use of higher order functions and 
possibly more.  Maybe one of the GHC developers could comment on this?

Best wishes,

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