[Haskell-cafe] Re: I/O interface

Ben Rudiak-Gould Benjamin.Rudiak-Gould at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jan 12 17:51:41 EST 2005

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:
 >Ben Rudiak-Gould <Benjamin.Rudiak-Gould at cl.cam.ac.uk> writes:
 >>The file interface in this library is only used for files, which are
 >>always seekable (by definition).
 >What do you mean by files? What you get from open() is not always
 >seekable [...]

This was all discussed a year ago, and rather than reiterate it I'll try 
to expand the wiki page when I have a chance. Maybe all of this new 
discussion should be on the wiki also.

-- Ben

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