[Haskell] GHC/ Fortress -Parallel Computing
goenzoy at web.de
goenzoy at web.de
Thu Feb 22 15:06:00 EST 2007
Thanks for the clarification first.
And coming to your statement
> We've certainly looked to
the FP community for inspiration in many aspects of the language >
is there anything planned to advice programmers what use Haskell, to code in Fortress.
The document what I have in mind in this direction is a Introduction in Lisp for Python programmer.
Any feedback welcome
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Jan-Willem Maessen <Janwillem.Maessen at sun.com>
> Gesendet: 20.02.07 15:58:14
> An: "Gottfried F. Zojer" <goenzoy at web.de>
> CC: haskell at haskell.org
> Betreff: Re: [Haskell] GHC/ Fortress -Parallel Computing
> On Feb 19, 2007, at 4:17 PM, Gottfried F. Zojer wrote:
> > Hallo to all,
> > Just curious after reading a posting on the internet.
> > Is somebody using Fortress in combination with Haskell ( GHC) in a
> > parallel setup.
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortress_programming_language
> Not to my knowledge. The Fortress implementation is still at the
> prototype stage; the prototype runs on the JVM, and JVM/Haskell
> interoperability is known to be a bit tricky. In general there are
> substantial challenges to integrating two languages with independent
> garbage-collected run time systems. Add in independent notions of
> transactional memory, rather different thread scheduling models, and
> so forth and the problem becomes trickier still.
> That said, there is certainly at least one Haskell programmer writing
> Fortress code (I wrote much of the library and some of the code
> examples in the language implementation). We've certainly looked to
> the FP community for inspiration in many aspects of the language. My
> favorite example: Fortress generators are essentially build forms for
> algebras in the Boom hierarchy, and we're effectively doing library-
> driven foldr/build elimination (except in this algebra it's map-
> reduce/build instead).
> -Jan-Willem Maessen
> Project Fortress
> Sun Microsystems
> > http://research.sun.com/projects/plrg/faq/index.html
> > http://fortress.sunsource.net/
> > Thanks for any feedback
> > Regards
> > Gottfried
> > www.wirtschaftswunder.co.uk
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