[Haskell-cafe] Slow IO?

Steve stevech1097 at yahoo.com.au
Sun Aug 30 08:48:13 EDT 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-30 at 16:15 +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote: 
> Hello Steve,
> Sunday, August 30, 2009, 3:54:53 PM, you wrote:
> > So it looks like Haskell is ~13 slower for IO than C/C++, even (I
> > assume) when using Data.ByteString or other speed-up tricks.
> it means that *your* program is 13x slower than C one and nothing
> more. in particular, your program may be constrained by readInt
> speed

No, not at all. I did not count my program when comparing C/C++
to Haskell. I was counting the the *top 10* programs (submitted by
everybody) in the "Best Solutions" list. So its a general survey of
the best haskell solutions against the best C/C++ solutions.


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