[Haskell-cafe] New slogan for haskell.org
dave at zednenem.com
Mon Oct 8 17:59:47 EDT 2007
On 10/8/07, Henning Thielemann <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> Thus, what happens today? People ask Haskell-Cafe how to implement global
> variables and they are advised to use IORefs and unsafePerformIO, although
> the better answer is: "Why do you want to do this?" Even "Tackling the
> awkward squad" considers unsafePerformIO an acceptable tool for handling
> global configuration files.
One problem here is that the Haskell-style alternatives to global parameters
aren't as convenient as to use.
We should consider stealing Agda's module system for Haskell 2.0.
Dave Menendez <dave at zednenem.com>
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