[Haskell-cafe] The values of infinite lists
antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi
Wed May 10 02:16:32 EDT 2006
Deokhwan Kim wrote:
> Are the values of infinite lists _|_ (bottom)?
Depends on what you mean by "value".
If you define "value" to mean "normal form", then yes.
If you define "value" to mean "weak head normal form", then no.
The former is common in strict programming languages. In nonstrict
functional programming, the latter is more useful.
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