Origins of the G-Machine

Frank Atanassow
Mon, 20 Nov 2000 11:04:26 +0100 (MET)

At the Sunday Times website, there is a very odd story about the recovery of
the Enigma machine stolen from Bletchley Park.

It includes this fun fact, which Haskellers may find of interest:

  Enigma machines vary and the official designation of this one is a Type G,
  or the G-machine; it was sometimes called the counter machine or
  "Zahlwerk-Enigma", because it has a letter counter.

Will this hinder the adoption of Haskell compiler technology in France and

Frank Atanassow, Information & Computing Sciences, Utrecht University
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