[Haskell] sizeFM type
wolfgang at jeltsch.net
Tue Apr 27 12:03:15 EDT 2004
Am Dienstag, 27. April 2004 00:55 schrieb Don Groves:
> Wolfgang and Remi,
> Thanks to you both for the explanation. Yes, the GHC Integer
> type does what I was referring to and clearly anything done at
> runtime will slow execution.
> For future reference, if I know an integer will never exceed
> an Int, I should type it that way to optimize speed; but using
> Integer will optimize safety - right?
If performance is not such a big concern it would also be appropriate to
always use Integer. Then you would always be on the safe side.
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