[Haskell-cafe] Strange type behavior in GHCi 6.4.2

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 09:07:52 EST 2006

Hello Lennart,

Sunday, December 31, 2006, 2:48:01 PM, you wrote:

> Oh, I have other arguments against pragmas.  :)
> But I think the best one is that optimization applied in the wrong
> place is just poor software engineering.

> As Michael A. Jackson said:
> The First Rule of Program Optimization: Don't do it.
> The Second Rule of Program Optimization (for experts only!): Don't do  
> it yet.

this don't say anything place. and these rules have their own source: it's
hard to optimize using your path. but when program optimization is just
adding a few options/pragmas to the program, it' becomes cheap enough to
change these rules. didn't you thought about it?

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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