[Haskell-cafe] Stupid newbie question
jeremy.shaw at linspireinc.com
Sat Jan 6 00:00:33 EST 2007
At Fri, 05 Jan 2007 20:59:16 -0800,
Mike Gunter wrote:
> > pps. I didn't explain why [1..1000000] works, but [1..] fails, because
> > I don't know :) It's a bit suprising to me...
> With [1..1000000], the generated values have to be tested against
> 1000000 as you go. So, they get evaluated. In the [1..] case,
> they don't.
Ah, that makes a lot of sense. Thanks!
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