[Haskell-cafe] Re: optimization help
paul.hudak at yale.edu
Fri Oct 13 15:16:24 EDT 2006
In fact avoiding space leaks was one of the motivations for our moving
to an arrow framework for FRP (now called Yampa). Arrows amount to a
point-free coding style, although with "arrow syntax" the cumbersomeness
of programming in that style is largely alleviated.
jeff p wrote:
> The (almost) point-free versions run faster than my "fast"
> imperative version and take up significantly less heap space-- even
> the version which reads everything and then writes takes up about 1/3
> the heap space as my version.
> I get the impression that point-free style is a preventive measure
> against space leaks.
> thanks again,
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