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

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Mon Jun 29 16:57:59 EDT 2009

On 30 Jun 2009, at 00:03, John Meacham wrote:
> The fact it didn't have any
> looping meant that it wasn't even fully turing complete and you  
> probably
> couldn't speed it up much anyway, it already had an intrinsically  
> short
> running time.

Exactly! That's an ideal situation, you don't have to speed the  
program up, you can focus on speeding the development process.

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