[Haskell-cafe] Robert Harper on monads and laziness

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue May 3 06:55:07 CEST 2011

Tony Morris:
> Interesting how I have been authoring and subsequently using monads in
> scala for several years and it is strictness that gets in the way more
> than anything.

Just to make sure that I understand you correctly.  You are saying that when you use monads in Scala, then strictness makes that more awkward than necessary.  (I assume that you are *not* saying that strictness is the most awkward language feature of Scala.)

Why is that?


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