Unit unboxed tuples

Stefan Holdermans stefan at vectorfabrics.com
Sun Dec 25 10:47:31 CET 2011


>> Just of out curiosity, what would be a compelling use case for singleton and unit unboxed tuples?
> For singleton unboxed tuples, any situation where you want to return a
> single value but not force its evaluation. This occurs for example
> with some low level functions in the implementation of ordinary lazy
> arrays.

That makes sense. Thanks.

Leaves me wondering about nullary unboxed tuples... These give rise to a bottomless type, don't they?



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