[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: deepseq-

Heinrich Apfelmus apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Wed Nov 18 04:45:41 EST 2009

Simon Marlow wrote:
> I've just uploaded deepseq- to Hackage
>   http://hackage.haskell.org/package/deepseq
> This provides a DeepSeq class with a deepseq method, equivalent to the
> existing NFData/rnf in the parallel package.  I'll be using this in a
> newly revamped parallel package, which I hope to upload shortly.

Any reason for the name change? I liked "normal form" being part of
NFData  and  rnf .



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