seq vs. pseq

Ross Paterson ross at
Tue Nov 7 04:15:15 EST 2006

On Mon, Nov 06, 2006 at 05:21:04PM +0000, Ross Paterson wrote:
> Apart from that, the only thing wrong with seq is its name.

I take back that part.  Simon's "strong hint" suggestion looks like a
good idea.  It's just one of a number of implicit assumptions we make
about operational behaviour.  After all the Report doesn't actually say
that monomorphic pattern-bound variables are shared, either.

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