[Haskell-cafe] Execution of external command

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 04:38:42 EST 2007

Hello Jules,

Friday, December 14, 2007, 12:21:30 PM, you wrote:

> PS we could give it a nice sensible name like hGetContents. We could
> renaming the existing hGetContents to 
> hUnsafeGetContentsDontUseThisUnlessYouHaveSpentThreeMonthsLearningGHCsExecutionSemanticsOrYouWillRegretIt

i have more advanced proposal - we should include in its name whole
paper on its semantics so anyone using it will be clearly warned.
moreover, any suggestion to use this function will automatically
include exact description of its caveats that is again The Right Thing
To Do :)

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

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