[Haskell-cafe] What's the deal with Clean?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Nov 4 13:56:02 EST 2009

> oh, can we stop saying about shootout? if you want to see speed of
> pure haskell code, look at papers about fast arrays/strings - their
> authors have measured that lazy lists are hundreds times slower than
> idiomatic C code. is use of lazy lists counted as mistake too and
> paper authors had too small haskell experience?

Comparing apples against oranges is a mistake, yes.

-- Don

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