[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell Propeganda
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Aug 25 00:38:49 EDT 2008
On 2008 Aug 25, at 0:33, Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
>> You just wrote unsafeCoere# a different way:
>> typeOf T = typeOf (undefined :: IORef ())
> Right. It's straightforward to write unsafe segfaulting code in
> apparently safe Haskell.
typeOf / Typeable is itself an ugly special case, and really should be
designed into the language: it's about runtime type information.
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