Language Shootout

Tim Peters tim.one at home.com
Thu Jul 12 06:08:36 CEST 2001


[Fernando Pereira]
> M. D. McIlroy, Functional pearl: Power series, power serious, J. of
> Functional Programming 9 (1999) 323-335
>
> http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~doug/pearl.ps.gz

Yup, that's fun!  Even with generators in Pytnon 2.2, "this kind of thing"
is more pleasant in Haskell -- but then that's not what generators were
aiming at.

> and
>
> M. D. McIlroy, The music of streams, Information Processing Letters 77
> (2001) 189-195
>
> http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~doug/mdmspe.ps.gz

That's actually a link to "A Killer Adversary for Quicksort".  I expect this
was intended:

    http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~doug/music.ps.gz





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