re-opening a closed stdin?
22 Nov 2002 17:03:28 -0500
"Simon Marlow" <email@example.com> writes:
> One reason, I think, is lazy I/O(*). It's to stop you accidentally
> (*) kill it! die! die!
So you want
main = readFile "/dev/zero" >> return ()
to terminate violantly rather than terminate peacefully? :)
Seriously, I understand that the IO monad is the most intuitive and
robust when it is strict. But sometimes it is also nice if one could
map a file to a lazy string.