[Haskell-cafe] HDBC Laziness (was Re: HDBC or HSQL)

jeff p mutjida at gmail.com
Sun Jul 29 20:56:47 EDT 2007


> I have heard from a number of people that this behavior is not very
> newbie-friendly.  I can see how that is true.  I have an API revision
> coming anyway, so perhaps this is the time to referse the default
> laziness of HDBC calls (there would be a '-version of everything with
> laziness enabled, still).
> Thoughts?
I think this is a good idea.

In general, I think effort should be made to remind people that lazy
IO operations break Haskell's type abstractions and can thus lead to
unexpected/dangerous behavior.


More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list