[Haskell-cafe] Re: I just don't get it (data structures and OO)

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 13:58:56 EDT 2007


> > You could also use 'compositional functional references'. These are
> > introduced in the paper "A Functional Programming Technique for Forms in
> > Graphical User Interfaces" by Sander Evers, Peter Achten and Jan Kuper.
> >
> > I've written a template haskell function to derive Refs from a data                                                                                                                                               > structure definition (with record syntax): given
> I've implemented this in Derive[1] in 12 minutes, counting the time
> required to re-familiarize with the code.  The patch is at [2] and has
> also been darcs sent.
> [1] http://www-users.cs.york.ac.uk/~ndm/derive

It's been applied, and is now in the main repo.



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