[erlang-questions] Parallel Shootout & a style question

Kevin Scaldeferri <>
Thu Sep 4 17:02:11 CEST 2008


On Sep 4, 2008, at 3:45 AM, Gleb Peregud wrote:

> Automatic "parallelization" of lists:* will not be
> efficient, at least without extensive compile-time (or even run-time)
> analysis of the code (if this is possible/feasible at all).

The work on data-parallelism in Haskell seems to suggest this is both  
possible and feasible.  There, the programmer need only mark a list  
for parallelization; the run-time then decides if it should be  
parallelized at all, how many thread to use, etc.


-kevin



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