Adding swap to Data.Tuple

roconnor at roconnor at
Wed Jun 17 13:52:46 EDT 2009

On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Neil Mitchell wrote:

> What is the need for swap' ? Things like foldl' solve space leaks,
> what does swap' solve? I fully agree on the addition of swap.

I'm not sure what swap' solves.  I just think it has a pretty symmetry to 
it.  I presume one of these pro-strict-swap people can come up with an 
example of where swap' solves a problem.

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