[Haskell-cafe] reactive? was Re: Incremental trasnformations (not Haskell topic)

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Dec 29 01:20:40 EST 2008

On 2008 Dec 28, at 17:22, frantisek kocun wrote:
> "We present techniques for incremental computing by introducing  
> adaptive functional programming.
> As an adaptive program executes, the underlying system represents  
> the data and control
> dependences in the execution in the form of a dynamic dependence  
> graph. When the input to the
> program changes, a change propagation algorithm updates the output  
> and the dynamic dependence
> graph by propagating changes through the graph and re-executing code  
> where necessary. Adaptive
> programs adapt their output to any change in the input, small or  
> large."

I find myself thinking this sounds like a reactive programming  
technique.  Am I being obvious (or oblivious :) or is there something  
to look at here for reactive UIs?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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