[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell/JDK/tail-calls etc. (please vote on bug No. 6804517)

Tom Davies tgdavies at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 18:28:15 EDT 2010

On 20/09/2010, at 6:36 AM, Johannes Waldmann <waldmann at imn.htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:

>> from time to time request for Haskell running on top of Java's VM pops
>> on the haskell related mailing list and then usually dies off when
>> someone mentions that JDK does not have proper support for tail-calls. 
> would it help? For eager evaluation, certainly (I understand
> that Clojure and Scala are suffering from this), but for Haskell?

Via strictness analysis won't Haskell do as much work as possible eagerly to improve performance?

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