[Haskell] Boxing (Day) Question

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Mon Dec 26 14:35:14 EST 2005

Niklas Sorensson wrote:
> That's what I thought. But I'm still curious when it is used, and why
> it isn't a suitable solution for unboxed polymorhic functions in most
> cases.

But getting most cases right isn't enough, you have to get all cases
right.  So if you want to have unboxed polymorphic functions you need
to handle the general case.  And that's the ugly part.

	-- Lennart

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