What do you assume when you see fromListN in a library?

Bardur Arantsson spam at scientician.net
Fri Feb 28 15:02:07 UTC 2020

On 28/02/2020 04.40, Zemyla wrote:
> I'm kind of the opposite. I think the number given to fromListN should
> be a "size hint", not a redundant coding of the size of the list given.

One option would be to have a

   data Size = Hint Int
             | Exact Int

as a parameter and let the user specify desired behavior. (Assuming it's
easy to accomodate either.)


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