[Haskell-cafe] Top-level state debate on the wiki

Adrian Hey ahey at iee.org
Wed Dec 1 13:59:44 EST 2004

On Wednesday 01 Dec 2004 6:29 pm, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:
> I put up a wiki page summarizing the main proposals for top-level
> mutable state. The type-dictionary approach isn't there yet, but there's
> a space for it; I'll probably fill it in within the next 24 hours unless
> someone else feels like doing it first.
> Please add more detail, objections, examples. Especially examples!
> Here's the page:
>     http://haskell.org/hawiki/GlobalMutableState
> (It also includes an explanation of why I chose that title, though of
> course you're welcome to dispute that too.)

Thankyou for this. Good summary so far I think.
I wish you hadn't called it GlobalMutableState though :)

I prefer the term "top level" myself.

Adrian Hey

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