Data.IntMap.Strict.findWithDefault is too strict

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Fri Dec 14 06:59:57 CET 2012

On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 7:11 PM, Daniel Peebles <pumpkingod at> wrote:
> Even a strict language like scala uses call-by-name arguments for the
> counterpart to this function in its collections library. It seems to be
> overstepping the mandate of being a "strict map library" to try to pretend
> that Haskell is a strict language.

We already went through all this when we made the decision. I'm not
really inclined to change the decision unless there's new information
that should cause us to reconsider it.

-- Johan

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