[Haskell-cafe] Reflections on the ICFP 2009 programming contest

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Mon Jun 29 15:51:43 EDT 2009

I was excited when I read about the VM - I'd imagined all sorts of  
cool things, like assembler, linker, compiler (for something C-like),  
maybe even debugger... And what a disappointment it was when I  
understood that nothing of this kind is needed.

On 29 Jun 2009, at 22:55, John Meacham wrote:

> I implemented the VM in C, it was pretty obviously geared towards
> such an implementation and it took all of an hour. Then I interfaced
> with it via the FFI. Why use just one language when you can use  
> two? :)
> I wasn't able to make any time on sunday though so didn't end up
> submitting a final entry which is too bad. this was an interesting  
> one.
>        John
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