[Haskell-cafe] Go parallel

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Nov 5 19:15:49 EST 2007

> Is it possible to use the forkIO primitive to cause pure computations
> to be evaluated in parallel threads?
> It seems to me that laziness would always prevent any evaluation until
> the result was used in a consuming thread (and hence would occur
> serially, in that thread).

Try `par` and friends in Control.Parallel. You can also build
referentially transparent worker gangs on top of forkIO.

--  Don

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