a breaking monad (to haskell cafe)
Fri, 01 Aug 2003 17:00:51 +0000
Derek Elkins wrote:
> Anyways, most of my uses of the Cont monad have been for my own personal
> entertainment, and usually I break the abstraction (using
> Control.Monad.Cont) to do the things I want. I don't know if I've ever
> written something that's used callCC that I kept.
except for entertainment purposes i feel pretty much the same way :-)
i think that in probably 95% of the cases that arise there is a simpler
monad that does the job (i.e. exceptions, backtracking, etc). of course
it could be that we are simply not used to program using the callcc.
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