[Haskell-cafe] A curios monad

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Thu Dec 11 16:05:36 EST 2008

Tillmann Rendel wrote:
> Andrew Coppin wrote:
>> Except that, AFAIK, ST doesn't provide the "hey you can store 
>> anything and retrieve it later" trick. ;-)
> I would say that Data.STRef does exactly that.

That's true - but you can't transport those from place to play. (By design.)

The reason I went to all the bother of implementing this strange monad 
is that I actually want several different monads that I can secretly 
transport keys between...and I couldn't figure out how to make STRef do 

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