[Haskell-cafe] Tutorial on Haskell

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Mon Apr 16 11:50:41 EDT 2007

Mark T.B. Carroll wrote:

> I'm afraid no
> examples come easily to mind, though.

Here's a simple one: reading a flattened graph from disk.  If your 
flattened representation contains forward references, you have to fix 
them up in a strict language.  In a lazy language, you can refer to 
elements you haven't yet read, eliminating that book-keeping.


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