[Haskell-cafe] reactive? was Re: Incremental trasnformations
(not Haskell topic)
derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 01:31:01 EST 2008
On Mon, 2008-12-29 at 01:20 -0500, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> 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?
I believe FrTime and possibly Kenny Tilton's Cells use an approach
similar to this. This approach is rather different than most of the FRP
implementations in Haskell.
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