[Haskell-cafe] Re: Tutorial uploaded

Tomasz Zielonka tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 14:05:04 EST 2005

On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 06:58:14PM +0000, Philippa Cowderoy wrote:
> Surely the actual explosion comes about because PutStr forces the lot at 
> once? If PutStr were to evaluate a character at a time, the laziness would 
> be slow and spew a lot of garbage to collect but not hang on to as much 
> space as you suggest.

Try running

    putStrLn (unlines (repeat "hello!"))

You may be surprised ;-)

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