[Haskell-cafe] I love purity, but it's killing me.

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Feb 8 03:16:31 EST 2008

On Fri, 8 Feb 2008, Tom Hawkins wrote:

> I've been programming with Haskell for a few years and love it.  One
> of my favorite applications of Haskell is using for domain specific
> languages.  However, after designing a handful of DSLs, I continue to
> hit what appears to be a fundamental hurdle -- or at least I have yet
> to find an adequate solution.

It seems to become a FAQ. I think all DSLs suffer from the same problems:
sharing and recursion. I've used wrappers for CSound, SuperCollider,
MetaPost, they all have these problems.

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