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''Int'' (the machine word-sized integer type) is faster than the arbitrary | ''Int'' (the machine word-sized integer type) is faster than the arbitrary | ||
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as far as arbitrary precision arithmetic goes. | as far as arbitrary precision arithmetic goes. |
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Int (the machine word-sized integer type) is faster than the arbitrary precision Integer type. So don't use Integer in critical places, like inner loops.
That being said, the Haskell (or at least GHC's) implementation of Integer is very fast, as far as arbitrary precision arithmetic goes.