[Haskell-cafe] global variables

Adrian Hey ahey at iee.org
Fri May 18 12:15:23 EDT 2007

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> For example, I was looking back at your ACIO mail a couple of months ago,
 > when I was thinking about concurrency.

Actually, this is Ian Starks proposal..


..but is one with which I agree. I just wrote some stuff on the wiki
about this actually solved some currently insoluble problems.

> Not immediately achieving a critical mass behind a language change is not the
 > same as being ignored.

Unfortunately the situation seems worse than this. AFAICT we haven't
even got a consensus that that there is a real problem here that needs
any kind of solution :-)

Adrian Hey

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