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

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 13:44:30 EDT 2008

Hello Brandon,

Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 9:36:56 PM, you wrote:

> Because he's convinced himself it's pointless because Haskell will
> never be able to run faster than C

taking into account that C compilers are very close to maximum speed
possible, and this required many years of developemnt by many people,
it's not as easy as you believe ;)

> (note how he keeps trying to run
> dons out of the discussion because he has proof to the contrary).

Don os free to present such examples. unfortunately all examples i've
seen was due to use of slow C code which easily can be made faster. in
particular, shootout can't be considered as representative benchmark

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

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