[Haskell-cafe] Can Haskell outperform C++?
jv at informatik.uni-bonn.de
Sat May 19 15:07:14 CEST 2012
Am 19.05.2012 12:00, schrieb wren ng thornton:
> Exactly. That's what I was trying to get at re the problems of comparing
> Haskell to C++ (or indeed any pair of dissimilar languages). A
> legitimate comparison will involve far more than microbenchmarks, but
> then a legitimate comparison must always have a specific focus and
> context in order to be able to say anything interesting. The problems I
> see in language comparisons is that by and large they tend not to have
> any such focus, and consequently they shed little light on how the
> languages compare and shed a bit of darkness by serving only to confirm
> initial biases.
>  A nice counter-example to this trend are papers like:
> There was another one comparing the expressivity of Java-style
> polymorphism vs Haskell-style polymorphism, based on an analysis of
> in-the-wild code; but I can't seem to pull it up at the moment.
Possibly "Software extension and integration with type classes" by
Lämmel and Ostermann?
Jun.-Prof. Dr. Janis Voigtländer
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