[Haskell-cafe] postmortem question about xmonad

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Sep 30 18:06:32 EDT 2008

On 2008 Sep 30, at 17:59, Derek Elkins wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-30 at 13:20 -0700, Don Stewart wrote:
>> noteed:
>>> I'd like to know, now that time got by a bit, what the writers of  
>>> the
>>> X monad think about the use of the ReaderT/WriterT/IO brought to  
>>> them
>>> (to isolate Configuration data and dynamic data and glue them  
>>> together
>>> with IO). Are you happy of it, did it make things easier or not,  
>>> would
>>> you do it again ?
>> It made the structuring and invariants between runtime data, and
>> configuration data clean and precise. Yes, A+++ would buy again.
> xmonad is a little too alive to be doing postmortems yet

I was wondering what he knew that the rest of us didn't....

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