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

Cristian Baboi cristian.baboi at gmail.com
Sun Dec 30 11:54:34 EST 2007

On Sun, 30 Dec 2007 18:39:51 +0200, Jonathan Cast  
<jonathanccast at fastmail.fm> wrote:

> 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?

I think they are not as different as you think they are.

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