[Haskell-cafe] How is laziness defined?

TJ tjay.dreaming at gmail.com
Mon Feb 5 01:37:11 EST 2007

I went through the entry on laziness on the wikipedia wikibook. Very
nice. The wikibook sure has grown a lot since I last visited.


I believe I've got it now. By it I mean the understanding of laziness
in Haskell. Even though Haskell is, strictly speaking, not lazy, but
non-strict. "It" being but read and thought about, and not practiced,
might prove _itself_ to become Undefined as I evaluate it further. :D



On 2/5/07, ajb at spamcop.net <ajb at spamcop.net> wrote:
> G'day all.
> tjay.dreaming:
> > So it's just IO which makes things run huh? OK that's basically what I
> > said there. Cool.
> Yeah, but you said "output".  Sending a signal to another process in
> Unix is I/O, which would force the process id to be evaluated, but
> there's no output as such.
> Cheers,
> Andrew Bromage
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