[Haskell] [Fwd: Re: Computer Language Shootout]

Fawzi Mohamed fawzi at gmx.ch
Tue Feb 27 08:20:32 EST 2007

I think that we should follow the advice of Kristen Chevalier, and  
redirect this discussion to haskell-cafe

On Feb 27, 2007, at 1:59 PM, Sven Panne wrote:

> On Tuesday 27 February 2007 13:44, Andrzej Jaworski wrote:
>> I have learned logic from much deeper sources;-)
>> My statement was:
>> Guys started in Haskell and got to conclusion that for performance  
>> reasons
>> it is better to move to C.  The guys know what they are doing.
>> I hope that helps;-)
> Hmmm, is there any paper/blog/etc. describing exactly what the  
> performance
> problems were? If something is too slow, usually either the language
> implementor or the language user can learn something. Furthermore,  
> when
> moving from programming language X to Y and seeing performance  
> improvements,
> it is more often than not the case that the reason for this is not  
> that Y is
> faster than X, but that one has learned a lot about the problem when
> implementing in X. So in general you see an improvement even when X  
> == Y,
> i.e. dump your old Haskell code and start from scratch.
> Cheers,
>    S.
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