[Haskell-cafe] Write Haskell as fast as C. [Was: Re:
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Thu May 15 16:57:07 EDT 2008
Mattias Bengtsson wrote:
> A good read.
With Don, it usually is. ;-)
> Side point: Is the name "go" part of the idiom you mentioned? I
> sometimes use the same practise but usually just calls the worker the
> same as the real function with an added prime (').
I usually use "work". Same difference. :-)
From what I can tell, the Prelude implementation in the Haskell Report
uses primes on the function names [in the tiny number of cases where a
worker function is actually required]. Each to their own...
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