Map folds in containers: why no worker/wrapper split?

Milan Straka fox at
Thu Jun 24 03:00:22 EDT 2010

> fox:
> > > Data.Map is the way it is for historical reasons.  It needs a dedicated
> > > performance maintainer to do detailed benchmarking and static analysis.
> > 
> > I did quite a lot of benchmarking, strictness analysis and performance
> > improvements to the containers package recently, see the draft of my
> > paper
> > 
> > Next week I will start finalizing the patches and submit them. The 'not
> > generating a worker/wrapper' issue is one of several on my radar, so
> > this should be resolved.
> > 
> I find the abstract very exciting, and would love to see a darcs repo.
> Don't work in isolation!

I will set it at the beginning of next week, I am occupied elsewhere
till then.


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