[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Buster 0.99.1, a library for application orchestration that is not FRP

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Thu Apr 2 11:05:32 EDT 2009

Jeff Heard wrote:
> A last but somewhat minor thing is that the Event type is fairly
> general, allowing for multiple data to be attached to a single event
> and this data to be of many of the standard types (Int, String,
> Double, ByteString, etc) as well as a user-defined type.  Of course,
> such an event type could be defined for other FRP frameworks as well.

That sounds the opposite of general. That sounds specific. (Int, String, 
Double, ByteString as well as a user-defined type....).

Can you explain the reason for the EDouble, EString (etc.) alternatives 
as opposed to making the event simply (parametrically) polymorphic in "a" ?


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