[Haskell-cafe] How to use STArray?

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Fri Aug 26 02:56:27 EDT 2005

Greg Buchholz <haskell at sleepingsquirrel.org> writes:

> Diff arrays have an immutable interface, but rely on internal updates in
> place to provide fast functional update operator //.

While a cool concept, ISTR that somebody benchmarked these some time
ago, and found the performance to be fairly poor in practice.  Has
that changed lately, or am I just misremembering? 

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