efficiency, deep lists

Ulf Wiger etxuwig@REDACTED
Wed Oct 3 17:11:39 CEST 2001

On Wed, 3 Oct 2001, Richard Carlsson wrote:

>If the input has the form [[a,b,c],[d,e,f],[g,h,i]], the
>version using foldl and ++ yields [g',h',i',d',e',f',a',b',c'],
>since it appended to the left. However, appending to the right
>would give quadratic behaviour. Changing to foldr would solve

You're right, of course. Anyway, the order didn't matter in this
case.  (:

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