[Haskell-cafe] Number overflow

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 11 16:20:09 EDT 2007

Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Yes, I think we want Integer to be the type that is used unless you 
> ask for something else.
> It adheres to the principle of getting it right before optimizing.

What, as in the way that simple strings are lists, and you change it to 
something less flexible but faster if you actually need it?

I suppose that makes some sense...

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