[Haskell-cafe] New GHC Features for 7.10.1 and Beyond

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Tue Apr 1 05:28:08 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 8:07 AM, Kazu Yamamoto <kazu at iij.ad.jp> wrote:

> Hi Gershom,
> > We've also seen a lot of interest in distribution and cloud computing.
> > From the articles I've read, efficient concurrent programming involves
> > using node.js, so I think we should put some work into writing a
> > new-new-new-IO Manager built on top of this technology.
> As a member of Mio developers, I don't understand this sentence. Would
> you concretely explain what kind of node.js technologies should be
> taken into new-new-new-IO Manager?
It's really simple: node.js is webscale, Mio is not. I'm sorry, but you
simply didn't do a good enough job making sure that random packets were
lost when sending network traffic, or that writing data to disk may
sporadically fail. Better luck next time.

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