[Haskell-cafe] Shouldn't this loop indefinitely => take (last
bos at serpentine.com
Thu Apr 3 17:35:59 EDT 2008
Olivier Boudry wrote:
> main = do
> putStrLn $ show $ take (last [0..]) [0..]
> or simply run:
> take (last [0..]) [0..]
> in ghci, it first hang for about one minute and then starts to generate
> an infinite list.
It's not an infinite list. It's a list of length maxBound::Int, as
required by the fact that take's first argument is an Int. The second
argument is probably defaulting to Integer.
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