[Haskell-cafe] Why are && and || right-associative?

Theodore Lief Gannon tanuki at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 01:19:19 UTC 2019

I think Brandon's point is that short-circuiting is in fact an example of
lazy evaluation, regardless of the language being otherwise strict.

On Fri, Apr 12, 2019, 4:52 PM Stefan Monnier <monnier at iro.umontreal.ca>

> > Er? Without laziness, you're going to try to evaluate the bottoms
> > regardless of where they are.
> Exactly: with lazyness, either associativity gives the same result,
> and without lazyness either associativity also gives the same result.
> The two seem orthogonal to me.
>         Stefan
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