[erlang-questions] Parallel Shootout & a style question
Thu Sep 4 18:15:11 CEST 2008
On 4-Sep-08, at 12:02 PM, Kevin Scaldeferri wrote:
> 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.
I think Perl 6 is heading in this direction as well (junctions etc),
perhaps related to the fact that a popular P6 implementation is in
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