computer language shootout

matt hellige
Fri, 27 Jul 2001 12:28:32 -0500

[Miles Egan <>]
> Overall speed ratings on the "scorecard" page place GHC below AWK and slightly
> ahead of TCL.  GHC does perform well on a few of the benchmarks but performs
> surprisingly poorly on many others, which makes me think that there's a lot of
> room for improvement.

aha! i missed the scorecard...

i noticed that if you set the weights to 0 on each of the five tests that
ghc did not compete in (hashes part 2, method calls, object instantiation, 
regular expressions, and string concatenation), ghc moves up some in the 
standings, but it's still not fabulous.


matt hellige