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

Eugene Kirpichov ekirpichov at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 00:36:33 EDT 2009

We implemented the VM by writing a smallish compiler to C for it in
Haskell. It ran *damn* fast, but we couldn't get rid of some bug that
did not let us run the 4rth task at all, although the others worked
fine :(

2009/6/30 Ahn, Ki Yung <kyagrd at gmail.com>:
> John Meacham 쓴 글:
>> 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? :)
> You could also have used Data.Binary.  That's what I did.
>> 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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Eugene Kirpichov
Web IR developer, market.yandex.ru

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