simonmar at microsoft.com
Thu Mar 18 14:10:10 EST 2004
> For now, I assume that Haskell is very expressive, but has
> the speed of most interpreted language,
GHC is a *lot* faster than most interpreted languages :-P
Usual caveats, and large handfuls of salt apply.
Simon's cheat sheet for getting fast Haskell code:
Rule 1: don't use String I/O.
Rule 2: Profile your program. Find the inner loop. Look for overloading. Squash. Repeat. Look for laziness. Squash. Repeat.
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