State of DData
john at repetae.net
Fri Mar 26 11:15:21 EST 2004
On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 01:16:27PM +0100, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> Am Freitag, 26. März 2004 13:11 schrieb Keith Wansbrough:
> > > > I vote for the current state "left bias+structure last", as the bias
> > > > should not matter much
> > >
> > > Does the bias matter at all if Eq means equality?
> > It should be documented, so "advanced users" can rely on the behaviour.
> In my opinion, even "advanced users" should adhere to The Haskell Report which
> says that (==) means equality.
A specified bias is very important for reasoning about time/space
efficiency. I think it is quite important.
plus, even though (==) means equality, every now and again it comes in
handy to cheat a little :)
John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈
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