[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] Re: Global Variables and IO initializers

Adrian Hey ahey at iee.org
Mon Nov 8 16:48:05 EST 2004

On Monday 08 Nov 2004 6:48 pm, Keean Schupke wrote:
> Adrian Hey wrote:
> >The problem is simple enough to restate for anyone who's interested.
> >"Provide a simple reliable mechanism to ensure that in a given
> > program run one particular top level IO operation cannot be executed
> > more than once."
> No language can guarantee this -  all I have to do is run 2 copies of
> the executable at once... or wven sequentially!

Read what I wrote :-)

Adrian Hey

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