[Haskell-cafe] force evaluation beginners question
nrolle at web.de
Mon Jun 15 13:59:28 EDT 2009
this function was defined by the tutorial guys
2009/6/15 Chaddaï Fouché <chaddai.fouche at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Nico Rolle<nrolle at web.de> wrote:
>> Hi there
>> I'm trying to compile a code snipped that i've go from a tutorial
>> which uses the function "force".
>> But when I'm trying to compile it ghc reports an error that it
>> couldn't find the defenition of force.
>> my ghc verion is 6.10.3
>> Did they moved force out of Prelude in one of the latest updates?
> As far as I know there never was a "force" function in the Prelude of
> Haskell98, this is probably a function specific to your tutorial, we
> could help more if we had the code snippet or at least the tutorial
> By the way, while it's absolutely not inappropriate to post this
> question here, there is a haskell-beginner mailing list more suited to
> this kind of thing (you could also get very fast and friendly help
> from the #haskell channel on irc.freenode.net).
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