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Date: -- (:)
From: Stéphane Glondu <steph@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] lazy vs fun
Warren Harris a écrit :
> Is there any advantage to using lazy evaluation in ocaml rather than
> just using thunks to defer evaluation? [...]

Two things I can think of right now: they are evaluated only once (even
if you call Lazy.force several times), and you can do pattern matching
with them.

> Perhaps it's just that the type int lazy_t is more informative than unit -> int?

That one, too.


Cheers,

-- 
Stéphane