[Haskell-cafe] Lazy Lists and IO

Chaddaï Fouché chaddai.fouche at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 17:46:10 EDT 2007

2007/7/11, Stefan O'Rear <stefanor at cox.net>:
> Interestingly, the function is already there; it's called genericLength.
> However, the lazy natural type isn't.

I'm not sure what you mean there : genericLength is just a length that
can return any Num (eg. an Integer) and not just Int, it has nothing
to do with what Andrew wanted, which was a function that checked if a
list was longer than n without swallowing more of the list than
Is there something I misunderstood in the exchange ?


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