[Haskell-cafe] Re: STM in F#

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Fri Jan 18 04:59:06 EST 2008

apfelmus <apfelmus at quantentunnel.de> writes:

>> I imagine this can only ease the process of learning Haskell, and
>> broaden the base of possible Haskellers, as more people on using .NET
>> stuff become familiar with modern typed FP.

> There's a reason the STM monad hatched in Haskell: how does the above
> STM in F# handle side-effects like  launchMissile ?

If you read the comments at the bottom, it seems it does not.  Expect
an arbitrary number of missiles (although the final effect of
destroying the target city will perhaps be the same).

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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