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

Andrzej Jaworski himself at poczta.nom.pl
Tue Feb 27 09:51:33 EST 2007

> it is more often than not the case that the reason for this is not that Y
> 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,

To be honest I suspect that in ADP case it is exactly that, particularly as
software is in fact a component of their language in which they think doing
bioinformatics. Then C on multcore looks like hit against a brick wall.

Nevertheless my point is still valid: when on compiler side the heap is
stretched and on program side you need Ockham's Razor in action Haskell
chokes. I hoped at least to stimulate interest in repeating GP experiment
with latest GHC version.  This could make a hot publication and save nice
people from reappearance of this thread:-)

(the experiment:


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