[Haskell-cafe] Can Haskell outperform C++?
igouy2 at yahoo.com
Thu May 24 09:00:28 CEST 2012
Sorry Bryan, there are a couple of comments I should make a final reply to - I'll ignore the rest.
> From: Richard O'Keefe <ok at cs.otago.ac.nz>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 10:52 PM
>> Says who? Is that on your own authority or some other source you can point
>> us to?
> It looks increasingly as though there is no point in this discussion.
> Is there ANY conceivable criticism of Java that will not elicit
> ad hominem attacks from you?
It isn't an ad hominem attack to ask you who's the authority that made some recommendation.
>> Wait just a moment - you wrote "I didn't _think_ I'd omitted
>> anything important" and now it turns out that the measurements were made
>> using your personal Smalltalk implementation!
>> You have got to be joking.
Because you omitted basic information about the measurements you presented.
>> imo It would be better to "show how much better programs using other
> data structures and algorithms perform those specific tasks" than brandish
> anecdotes from a past century.
> "Past century"? Insults, is it?
No, it's an echo of the words you used - "...insanely difficult in Fortran 77. This century's Fortran is of course another matter."
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