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

Kenneth Hoste kenneth.hoste at ugent.be
Thu Jan 25 08:48:39 EST 2007

(Simon and Andy, if you guys got this twice, sorry about the double  

On 25 Jan 2007, at 09:55, Simon Marlow wrote:

> Forwarding on behalf of Andrzej Jaworski <himself at poczta.nom.pl>:
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Andrzej Jaworski <himself at poczta.nom.pl>
> <snip>

> Perhaps making a collective effort towards benchmarking Haskell  
> programs and
> analyzing the results in some methodic way could prove helpful?

In which way? Using hardware performance counter metrics on actual  
hardware? Or determining which bottlenecks occur with Haskell  
programs in binary form (in terms of data locality and the lot)? Is  
there a 'Haskell-program benchmark suite' out there?




Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but  
what they conceal is vital (Aaron Levenstein)

Kenneth Hoste
ELIS - Ghent University
kenneth.hoste at elis.ugent.be

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