[Haskell-cafe] What is Haskell unsuitable for?
xyz at gol.ge
Wed Jul 7 14:54:44 EDT 2010
It is ironic, but after reading your paper - "Experience Report: Haskell in
the Real World", I doubt I'll use Haskell for a performance critical
systems. Laziness (and understanding it) is one factor, but there is also
GC, which is a real hassle, especially in embedded/mobile systems for a near
In short, when milliseconds matter I'd prefer to stick with GC-less language
and with native binaries.
Curt Sampson-2 wrote:
> (Oh, and the trading system is running in production and making money
> these days. There's no question in my mind that the project was a
> success, and I'd do it in GHC again. Thanks to the Simons and many
> others for the fantastic job they've done with that.)
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