[Haskell] [Fwd: Re: Computer Language Shootout]

Cale Gibbard cgibbard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 19:00:47 EST 2007

On 25/01/07, Brent Fulgham <bfulg at pacbell.net> wrote:
> 3.  I don't recall which test was changed to its less-efficient counterpart, but as I recall this was due to some sniping that the lazy analysis was avoiding doing some of the work.  After comparing the tests, we ended up agreeing and the Haskell implementation was modified.

How can it be that some of the work is avoided if the final result can
be printed and is correct? If there are requirements to produce
specific intermediate values, it may be a good idea to add those to
the required output.

 - Cale

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