[Haskell-cafe] fundata1 -- Karmic Social Capital Benchmark and Shootout

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Oct 29 16:24:24 EDT 2010

> In the lessons you say:
>     Haskell proved too slow with String Map, so we ended up interning strings
>     and working with an IntMap and a dictionary to disintern back to strings as
>     a last step.  Daniel Fisher was instrumental in bringing Haskell up to
>     speed with OCaml and then beating it.  Don Stewart provided awesome
>     leadership and amazing modification of Haskell's core data structured
>     before your very eyes.
> Can you elaborate on this?
> and What do you mean by: "modification of Haskell's core data structured " ?

I think he means some of the stuff Daniel and I did with specializing
data structures (like IntMap) to their monomorphic key / elem types.

-- Don

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