[Haskell-cafe] Re: monad subexpressions

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 06:05:54 EDT 2007

Hello apfelmus,

Wednesday, August 8, 2007, 11:33:41 AM, you wrote:

>> it's point of view of theoretical purist. i consider Haskell as
>> language for real world apps and need to write imperative code appears
>> independently of our wishes. in paricular, it's required to write very
>> efficient code, to interact with existing imperative APIs, to make
>> programs which has explicit memory control (as opposite to lazy
>> evaluation with GC)

> No and yes. As I said, it is of course desirable to be able to describe
> genuinely imperative behavior elegantly in Haskell, like explicit memory
> control or concurrently accessing a bank account.

> However, most "genuinely imperative" things are often just a building
> block for a higher level functional model.

you say about some imaginary ideal world. i say about my own
experience. i write an archiver which includes a lot of imperative
code. another my project is I/O library which is imperative too. in
both cases i want to make my work easier

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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