Shooting yourself in the foot, a contribution
Thu, 22 May 2003 17:17:12 -0700
In article <5EC64D96-897F-11D7-89D4-00039369159A@griffith.edu.au>,
Andrew Rock <A.Rock@griffith.edu.au> wrote:
> I agree. You can't shoot yourself in the foot. You have to make a new
> with a hole in it. If you don't like it, your old foot persists.
In Haskell, it's provably impossible to shoot yourself in the foot
without using unsafeShootSelfInFoot. Curiously, this doesn't stop people
using unsafeShootSelfInFoot in released software.
Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA