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Date: 2007-10-19 (22:35)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Help me find this pdf
On Friday 19 October 2007 06:09:02 Bįršur Įrantsson wrote:
> What you're saying is basically that lazy pattern matching should only
> force as much of the value under examination as is actually necessary to
> decide if there's a match. Do I have that right?

Exactly right, yes.

> If so, then Haskell does exactly this.


> You're definitely right that doing anything of this sort is currently
> quite painful in OCaml.


Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.