[Haskell-cafe] yi or not to yi was: IDE?
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Jun 18 15:58:52 EDT 2007
Creighton Hogg wrote:
> On 6/18/07, *Andrew Coppin* <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
> <mailto:andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>> wrote:
> That reminds me... Somebody should write an *OS* in Haskell! :-D
> Well, there hasn't been a lot of work done on the subject but you
> probably should look at
> Now if you're seriously asking how one would do it, the basic approach
> taken in the paper was to create a monad H that was a controlled
> subset of IO & that did all the fundamental interactions with the the
> hardware. The operations of H, as with IO, have to be primitives in
> the runtime that you're using and probably written in C or assembly.
I read about House once. It seemed too far-out to be true.
OTOH, it's only a proof-of-concept system. I doubt it will ever become a
real, usable system, sadly.
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