[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: feldspar-language

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Wed Nov 25 17:12:09 EST 2009

Emil Axelsson wrote:
> 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.

Me too!


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