ANNOUNCE: deepseq-

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at
Thu Nov 19 06:52:48 EST 2009

Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>> So then what shall we call the a -> () version?
>> One possibility is to go back to calling it rnf.
> In light of apfelmus' comment, I vote for rnf.
> And in that case, how about the analogous alternative for seq itself:
> hnf :: a -> ()

I think it would be whnf since it doesn't evaluate under lambdas.

I also vote for rnf, because we should have a good reason for changing
names of things.


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