[Haskell-cafe] Current situation regarding global IORefs
dot at dotat.at
Sat Apr 29 19:40:47 EDT 2006
On Sat, 29 Apr 2006, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> And yes, somewhere there's some global mutable state in the OS.
> I've never claimed that it should be totally forbidden. Various
> circumstances forces it upon us. What I've been claiming is that
> it should be avoided where possible. Which is almost always.
The strict object-capability style of programming makes this a strict
rule to prevent capabilities from leaking.
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