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

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 15:09:25 EDT 2008

Hello Graham,

>> 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.)

i mean that naive haskell code is very slow and 3 or 5 or twelve libs
can't solve the problem of ghc generating slow code

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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