Preventing space leaks without seq (was: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Some random newbie questions)

Henk-Jan van Tuyl hjgtuyl at
Fri Jan 7 17:59:13 EST 2005


Olaf <O.Chitil at> wrote:
> I'm constantly surprised hearing from so many people about their space
> problems. I cannot remember having space problems with my programs. I
> don't know what everybody else is doing wrong  I do disagree with
> people recommending strictness annotations (seq etc). In contrast, I make
> my programs as lazy as possible.

Can you give some rules and/or examples how you do this?

Henk-Jan van Tuyl

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