[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on JVM

John A. De Goes john at n-brain.net
Fri Jun 26 14:54:23 EDT 2009

I don't have a source, but I know tail calls have been implemented (in  
a patch) and tested, and at the JVM Summit everyone was saying this  
was definitely going to be released in JVM 7.


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On Jun 26, 2009, at 11:27 AM, Claus Reinke wrote:

>> JVM 7 has tail calls,
> Source, please? JSR-292 seems the most likely candidate so far,
> and its draft doesn't seem to mention tail calls yet. As of March
> this year, the people working on tail calls for mlvm [1], which
> seems to be the experimentation ground for this, did not seem to  
> expect any fast route:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/mlvm-dev/2009-March/000405.html
> There have been years of rumours and plans, so it would be nice to  
> have concrete details, before any fp-on-jvm implementation
> design starts to rely on this.
> Claus
> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/mlvm/

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