[Haskell-cafe] seq (was: Article review: Category Theory)

David House dmhouse at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 18:11:56 EST 2007

On 19/01/07, Brian Hulley <brianh at metamilk.com> wrote:
> 1) Does anyone know why this was not used in the first place?

It was decided that strictness annotations, and optimisations in
general, should typically come after you'd written your program.
However, requiring a Seq context everywhere would change your types,
which is something you don't want to do when you've finished writing
your program.

-David House, dmhouse at gmail.com

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