[Haskell-cafe] IO is not a monad

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Wed Feb 7 20:55:26 EST 2007

I think seq is funny because it is not lambda definable.
All other constructs in H98 are (except for ! on data types which is  
defined in terms of seq).

	-- Lennart

On Feb 8, 2007, at 01:12 , Yitzchak Gale wrote:

> Haskell is a non-strict language, so non-strict
> values are legitimate, and so is seq. I don't
> see how seq is any more funny than irrational
> numbers are irrational or imaginary numbers
> are imaginary.
> Regards,
> Yitz
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