[Haskell-cafe] Game of life in haskell.

Jon Harrop jon at ffconsultancy.com
Tue Feb 2 14:54:21 EST 2010

On Tuesday 02 February 2010 18:23:59 Serguey Zefirov wrote:
> 2010/2/2 Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com>:
> > On Tuesday 02 February 2010 16:10:05 Serguey Zefirov wrote:
> >> Actually, your solution with arrays is the most often occured solution
> >> an imperative programmer will come with. It is simple but not scalable
> >> and not particularly fast.
> >
> > What gave you that impression?
> Discussion in Russian Smalltalk User Group.
> A solution in APL: http://catpad.net/michael/apl/
> Some experience before (my own first implementation and some of my
> friends).
> Or, you're asking about scalability and speed?

I meant the scalability and speed. An imperative solution should be simpler, 
more scalable and faster than any purely functional solution.

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.

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