[Haskell-cafe] Re: Wikipedia on first-class object

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Sun Dec 30 11:39:51 EST 2007

On 30 Dec 2007, at 10:14 AM, Cristian Baboi wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Dec 2007 21:49:16 +0200, Jonathan Cast  
> <jonathanccast at fastmail.fm> wrote:
>> On 29 Dec 2007, at 5:01 AM, Cristian Baboi wrote:
>>> By portable I mean: works on the same machine, with the same OS,  
>>> but with different Haskell implementation.
>> Ah, you can't.  But, again, what are you trying to do?  Re- 
>> compiling your software for each implementation seems like a  
>> perfectly reasonable thing to do, given the differences between them.
> Recompiling my software will not save a function created by the  
> software at runtime.

Which is a different problem than the one solved by dynamic linking.   
Again, why do you want to do this?


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