[Haskell-cafe] haskell and fuse

Isaac Jones ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Mon Aug 29 12:18:19 EDT 2005

See also Jeremy Bobbio's fuse bindings here:


I've been using them on the Halfs, the Haskell Filesystem that I'll be
demoing at the Haskell Workshop.

David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net> writes:


> The FuseIO module itself might be rather interesting for other projects
> (e.g. darcs), or even (one could imagine) as an alternative to the haskell
> standard IO libraries for filesystem access, since it'd allow you to write
> a function that is guaranteed by the typesystem to do nothing but read from
> a filesystem, and it'd also allow writing polymorphic filesystem
> access/modification code that could be applied outside the IO monad
> (e.g. to Slurpies).  It would also allow one to use treat network objects
> (e.g. http or ftp) as filesystems.

I haven't gotten a chance to really look at this yet, but it sounds
really cool.



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