[Haskell] [ANNOUNCE] yhc - York Haskell Compiler

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 19:23:20 EST 2005

On 11 Nov 2005, at 23:09, David Frech wrote:

> On 11/11/05, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just so that people don't get the wrong idea ...
>> - It's just an experiment of mine with the backend that turns out to
>> have sparked some interest. It seems to compile most of Haskell 98  
>> (at
>> least it did when it last worked ;-)) but it's in no way an  
>> industrial
>> strength compiler yet.
> I'm curious. Can you be more specific about what you thought
> wanted/needed changing in nhc98's VM and/or compiler?
> I haven't played around with nhc98 yet, but I was intrigued by its
> small size and its (modestly-sized and simple) bytecoded
> implementation. Should I now be more interested in Yhc instead? ;-)
> I'd like to build a web-publishing framework in Haskell that is
> totally self-contained, very portable, and easy to bootstrap ... and
> nhc98 or Yhc might be a nice place to start.
> Are you documenting your thoughts about the Yhc implementation  
> somewhere?

You should find us documenting our work in the blog...  


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