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

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Sep 24 13:36:56 EDT 2008

On Sep 22, 2008, at 18:53 , Donnie Jones wrote:
> I'm fairly new to Haskell and the Haskell community, but I can say  
> from my experience of hacking on GHC, the GHC team of developers are  
> very interested in performance improvements, e.g. this thread is  
> about performance!  So Bulat, why don't you hack on GHC yourself and  
> help improve the compiler?  Or suggest detailed improvements since  
> you seem capable of citing specific examples?

Because he's convinced himself it's pointless because Haskell will  
never be able to run faster than C (note how he keeps trying to run  
dons out of the discussion because he has proof to the contrary).

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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