[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: feldspar-language

Emil Axelsson emax at chalmers.se
Fri Nov 6 11:23:10 EST 2009

Henning Thielemann skrev:
> 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.

Cool! I'd be very interested to see how that works out.

/ Emil

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