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

George Russell ger at informatik.uni-bremen.de
Thu Dec 2 12:41:08 EST 2004

Ben Rudiak wrote (snipped):
> 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

I have added a summary of the type-dictionary approach.

I recommend other people look at this page and, if there is something they
disagree with, amend it so that their own view is reflected.   IMO the
WiKi approach is an excellent way of obtaining consensus and providing
an overview of the topic.

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