[Haskell-cafe] Deduce problem.
allbery.b at gmail.com
Thu Nov 17 06:17:34 CET 2011
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 23:54, Magicloud Magiclouds <
magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think this is where I did not understand from the very beginning.
> If the the declaration was correct, then why cannot b be H?
> Referring to Data.List.genericLength, I was confused.
Because it doesn't mean that *you* get to decide what it is; it means *the
caller* gets to decide, and you are obligated to honor the caller's wishes.
Returning always an H violates this, because there is no way to prove that
H is the only possible response.
brandon s allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
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