[Haskell-cafe] Re: (flawed?) benchmark : sort

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Fri Mar 14 17:41:14 EDT 2008

On 2008-03-14, Robert Dockins <robdockins at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> Blah, blah, blah, its all in the documentation.  The point is that making 
> loose assumptions about the meaning of the operations provided by Eq and Ord 
> complicates things in ways that can't be made to go away.

Thanks.  All of these seem to me to be a case of "Well, it's arbitrary,
so we don't guarantee anything but that we did something consistent."
Which seems perfectly reasonable, and not a problem at all.

Aaron Denney

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