[Haskell-cafe] Parallel + exceptions

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 10:21:20 EDT 2007


Parallel: I think this is pretty well solved with STM. I think STM is
production ready in GHC.

Exceptions: These are less well solved, people are still thinking
about some of the issues. In general, you probably don't want to use
exceptions too much - the Maybe Monad is often a better choice.



On 6/23/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
> The two things mentioned in the subject line are both things I've never
> tried with Haskell. I've seen a lot of papers about these things, but I
> don't really understand what the current state of play with this is. Are
> any of these things "production-ready" yet? And how do you use them in
> the real world?
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