How lazy is DData.Seq?

ajb at ajb at
Wed May 19 22:17:27 EDT 2004

G'day all.

Quoting Robert Will <robertw at>:

> That argument can be generalised:
> IF you don't need some operations which are overly inefficient in
> implementation X
> THEN any advantage of X will suffice to make it your preference over an
> implementation without any overly inefficient operations.

Or more succinctly:

The best implementation is the one that matches the characteristics
of your application/data the closest.

Of course, it's usually not obvious what those characteristics are
in advance.

Andrew Bromage

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