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Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

Why can’t I just be a little lazy?

You can. Imagine a version of Haskell where every constructor was strict, e.g. every field had a ! prefix. The semantics of this language are well defined; and in fact, the fine folks at CMU have known about this for some time: Up to this point we have frequently encountered arbitrary choices in the dynamics […]

  • November 26, 2012