[Haskell-cafe] idea for avoiding temporaries

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Mar 8 17:50:39 EST 2007

On Mar 8, 2007, at 17:09 , Matthias Neubauer wrote:

> David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net> writes:
>> I see.  But how would one manage these handles? What's to keep me  
>> from
>> accidentally copying a handle? It sounds like it'd require  
>> explicit memory
>> management, in order to avoid ever copying a handle, if I were to  
>> implment
>> this myself.
> Because you seem to write imperative code anyways: can't you simply
> use a specialized state monad with the array(s) hidden inside the
> monad as monad state?

Err, wasn't the point was that he wanted a pure way to get out of  
writing that imperative code?

brandon s. allbery    [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl]     allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list