[Haskell-cafe] Big Arrays

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 04:51:54 EDT 2010

Hello John,

Monday, October 4, 2010, 7:57:13 AM, you wrote:

> Sure it does; a 32-bit system can address much more than 2**30
> elements. Artificially limiting how much memory can be allocated by
> depending on a poorly-specced type like 'Int' is a poor design
> decision in Haskell and GHC.

are you understand that the "poor design decision" makes array access
several times faster and doesn't limit anything except for very rare huge
Bool arrays?

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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