[Haskell-cafe] Hugs

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at centrum.cz
Wed Apr 20 18:30:08 UTC 2016

On 04/20/16 07:15 PM, Kosyrev Serge wrote:
> Giacomo Tesio <giacomo at tesio.it> writes:
>> Is this a language issue?
>> I don't think so... but apparently, despite the abundance of language
>> hackers in the Haskell community, nobody still tried to prove that an
>> interpreter for the core Haskell language can be written in a
>> reasonable amount of C code.
> What is the value of using C as an implementation language [1]?

Some OSes are C-centric so...

> Shouldn't there be intrinsic value in a self-hosted implementation?

...bootstraping Haskell from Haskell raises some concerns. At least IIRC 
the situation in OpenBSD -- if I understand this correctly.


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