[Haskell-cafe] Re: speed: ghc vs gcc

Ahn, Ki Yung kyagrd at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 18:10:19 EST 2009

Thomas Davie wrote:
> You need look no further than the debian language shootout that things 
> really aren't as bad as you're making out – Haskell comes in in general 
> less than 3x slower than gcc compiled C.
> Of note, of all the managed languages, this is about the fastest – none 
> of the other languages that offer safety and garbage collection etc get 
> as close as Haskell does.
> Bob

OCaml and Clean seems to be pretty fast too.

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