[Haskell-cafe] Re: STM in F#

Neil Bartlett njbartlett at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 05:05:49 EST 2008

On 18 Jan 2008, at 09:01, apfelmus wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
>> http://cs.hubfs.net/blogs/hell_is_other_languages/archive/2008/01/16/4565.aspx
>> 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 ?

It is presumably handled the same way that all such things are handled  
in non-pure or imperative languages... a dire warning in the  
documentation not to do this.

- Neil

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