[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Propeganda
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sat Aug 23 19:30:32 EDT 2008
On 2008 Aug 23, at 17:29, C.M.Brown wrote:
> I wonder whether seg faults are the true analogue to errors such as
> "error: head empty list." or pattern match errors.
Not really; while laziness does introduce a certain amount of "spooky
action at a difference" to such errors, it's not nearly as bad as the
memory corruption (due to effective type mismatches) that often leads
to the segfault.
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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