[Haskell-cafe] A heretic question
John Van Enk
vanenkj at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 17:19:13 EDT 2008
C++ is nicer to work with, when you have the option, on embedded
microprocessors. Dealing with C all the time can be a little cumbersome.
Actually, I've parroted this over and over, if I *could* use Haskell on an
embedded micro, I would. There needs to be more work in that area.
On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 5:08 PM, Achim Schneider <barsoap at web.de> wrote:
> What kind of things, barring coding on Haskell-less platforms and
> library interfaces would you choose to do in C++?
> I'm asking 'cos I'm learning C++ and can't get the proper motivation to
> do any program I can think of in it: If I need abstraction, I'm
> thinking Haskell or Scheme, and if I'm thinking performance, C itself
> more than suffices.
> Plus template programming makes me shudder because of its atrocities
> against clear and straightforward FP, but that's a different matter.
> Coming to think of it, a compiler from a clean syntax to C++ templates
> sounds like a fun project... which I'd do in Haskell.
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