[Haskell] The speed, size and dependability of programming languages

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Jun 1 13:59:45 EDT 2009

> I think it's a combination of 1) the expressiveness measure is too simplistic,
> measuring number of lines alone, or counting comments

It isn't measuring lines of code, it is measuring the Gzip compression

Also, there's a few bogons in the data (it was graphed against 2005-6
results, and includes programs that produce the wrong output, and
programs where the are duplicate entires per language).

-- Don

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