Two Proposals

Yitzchak Gale gale at
Tue Oct 4 15:49:36 CEST 2011

Roman Leshchinskiy wrote:
> In general, if we are going to overload list literals then forcing the
> desugaring to always go through lists seems wrong to me. There are plenty
> of data structures where that might result in a significant performance
> hit.

These are literals. So the lists will almost always be quite short,
and they will be evaluated only once. So I don't think there will
be that much of a performance hit normally.

That said, my extension that allows them to be desugared
at compile time would solve that issue if it arises.


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