[Haskell-cafe] Compilers: Why do we need a core language?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 16:17:44 CET 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 9:59 AM, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote:

> I have to ask if your core language for Maple was larger than Maple?

I can think of several reasons why it would make sense, especially if the
core language is much harder for a human to write for but much easier to
optimize and/or generate machine code for.

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