[Haskell-cafe] Re: Comments from OCaml Hacker Brian Hurt

Dougal Stanton ithika at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 11:22:09 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Heinrich Apfelmus
<apfelmus at quantentunnel.de> wrote:

> Let me explain this monoid magic, albeit not in this message which would
> become far too long, but at
>  http://apfelmus.nfshost.com/monoid-fingertree.html

That is a very nice summary! I did my own investigation of fingertrees
recently [1] and also came to the conclusion that the function names
for Monoid really are the ugliest, impractical things for such a
beautiful, simple concept.

Ah, if only we could go back in time :-)

[1]: http://www.dougalstanton.net/blog/index.php/2008/12/12/a-brief-look-at-fingertrees/



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