[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: feldspar-language

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Nov 6 11:13:06 EST 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Emil Axelsson wrote:

> Henning Thielemann skrev:
>> I'm trying to get realtime signal processing with Haskell for long. I make 
>> progress, but slowly. Has Ericsson ever thought about using Haskell itself 
>> for signal processing? (But I think they already have Erlang?)
> No, using Haskell directly is not an option (at least with current compiler 
> technology). Their performance requirements are very high, and the signal 
> processors have quite limited memory, so putting a Haskell RTS on them 
> wouldn't work.
> Yes, Erlang is used in some applications, but that's more for "control 
> programs", not for numerical computations.
> I hope you will succeed in making real-time signal processing in Haskell 
> work!

I'm currently testing JHC to that end. It produces relatively small C
programs without a precompiled run-time system.

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