[Haskell-cafe] Functional references

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Fri Sep 5 14:51:57 EDT 2008

On Fri, 5 Sep 2008, Jules Bean wrote:

> I think it would be worth spending some time (on this mailing list, 
> perhaps, or in another forum) trying to hash out a decent API which 
> meets most people's requirements, rather than ending up with 4 or 5 
> slightly different ones.

This sounds like a good plan, but please make sure the result is as free 
as GHC, rather than GPL like data-accessor is. It's so simple that it 
being GPL just drives people for whom licencing is an issue to write an 
alternative rather than consider complying.


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