[Haskell-cafe] using Map rather than FiniteMap

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Tue Jan 25 15:48:48 EST 2005

"S. Alexander Jacobson" <alex at alexjacobson.com> writes:

> Just did a search after my last post and learned that FiniteMap is
> bad.  Discoverd that Data.Map is the intended replacement.  Downloaded
> it and modified it to work with 6.2.  Blazingly fast!

Oh?  I was aware that Data.Map was supposed to be better, but not that
FiniteMap was particularly bad.  Is there any information about 
when, why and by how much Data.Map is better?

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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