[Haskell-cafe] Serializing Functions and Actions for Distributed Programming

Jeremy Shaw jeremy.shaw at linspireinc.com
Sat Jul 29 15:03:12 EDT 2006

At Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:07:51 -0400,
Brian Sniffen wrote:
> I'm very excited by the ability to pass functions or IO actions
> between threads of the same program.  But I don't see any language or
> library support for doing so between programs, or between sessions
> with the same program.  

There is a project, Mobile Haskell, that deals with this a bit. It
requires a special version of the GHC compiler -- and I am not sure
how publicly available the patches are. There are a few papers on it
such as:



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