[Haskell-beginners] Lazy vs Strict ponderings...

Daniel Fischer daniel.is.fischer at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 20 16:02:14 CET 2011

On Sunday 20 March 2011 09:09:04, sean at objitsu.com wrote:
> > If you
> > want to produce quality software, it is best to be sure what you are
> > doing during the whole development process. There should be a set of
> > guidelines, on how to prevent space leaks.
> I guess "being sure..." comes with experience of the language, like  
> any other.

Yes, possibly even more so (since your experience with C doesn't help much 
with coming to grips with a [mostly] pure lazy [non-strict, strictly 
speaking] functional language)

> I can 'think' in quite a few languages with complete  
> confidence, knowing that things will just work. I guess Haskell is a  
> bigger elephant sandwich!

Not so much bigger, more a different kind of animal.

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