[Haskell-cafe] understanding enumerator/iteratee
jason.dusek at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 16:39:53 EST 2008
Henning Thielemann <schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> Jason Dusek schrieb:
> > I'm taking a stab at composable streams, starting with
> > cursors. I managed to make a derived cursor today -- as I
> > work through this stuff, I hope to understand
> > Iteratee/Enumerator better.
> How about a wiki page on the roles of enumerators and
> iteratees, best explained using a simple example?
At present, I am not totally convinced of Iteratee/Enumerator.
Why aren't there any functor instances anywhere? Why do
filestreams and lists present distinct interfaces? A stream
computation is a stream computation; the effect of pulling an
item off the stream and handling it is sequenced in these
computations so it seems like a monad transformer is in order.
So I am just going to keep trying until I can make that
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