All of Haskell was possible 20 years ago. The LML compiler (written in LML) compiled a language similar to Haskell, the only real differences is syntax and the type system (and monadic IO wasn't invented yet). It was a bit slow to recompile itself, but not bad. A 16MHz 386 and 8M of memory certainly sufficed.
<br><br> -- Lennart<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 10/21/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Maurício</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi,<br><br>I like Haskell, and use it as my main<br>language. However, compiling a Haskell program<br>usually takes a lot of memory and CPU. So I was<br>curious, and would like to know from computer<br>scholars in this list: how much of Haskell would
<br>be possible in machines with really low CPU and<br>memory? Which features would be feasible for a<br>compiler to implement, and for programmers to use?<br><br>Thanks,<br>Maurício<br><br>_______________________________________________
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