[Haskell-cafe] vector to uvector and back again

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Feb 11 21:51:43 EST 2010

> On 12/02/2010, at 12:39, Don Stewart wrote:
> > bos:
> >> I'm thinking of switching the statistics library over to using vector. uvector
> >> is pretty bit-rotted in comparison to vector at this point, and it's really
> >> seeing no development, while vector is The Shiny Future. Roman, would you call
> >> the vector library good enough to use in production at the moment?
> > 
> > uvector's not seeing much development, but at least in the last round of
> > benchmarks it was still consistently faster -- since it's been
> > micro-optimized.
> FWIW, the development version of vector is usually faster the both
> uvector and dph-prim-seq, at least for the development version of
> NoSlow.

If Roman declares the vector to be faster -- my main concern here for
flat uarrays -- and makes the repo available so we can work on it, I'd
be willing to merge uvector's tests and docs and extra array operations

-- Don

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