[Haskell-cafe] Climbing up the shootout...

Graham Fawcett graham.fawcett at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 15:01:43 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Bulat Ziganshin
<bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Simon,
> Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:03:52 PM, you wrote:
>> With bytestrings, unboxed arrays, light-weight threads and other
>> tricks, we can usually replace all those ugly low-level programs with
>> nice high-level haskell ones
> i don't think that these 3 libs allows to write high-level
> high-performance code in *most* cases. just for example, try to write wc
> without using "words".

To a newbie, that's a cryptic statement. Are you saying that these
libs aren't needed to make a high-performance "wc", and that the
Prelude functions are sufficient? (I note too that there is
Data.ByteString.Char8.words, but I assume you are talking about the
Prelude function.)


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