[Haskell-cafe] Re: How Can Haskell Be Saved?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 05:39:16 EST 2009

Hello Erik,

Monday, December 14, 2009, 1:27:12 PM, you wrote:

> It seems the POSIX subsystem was POSIX.1 only and was removed completely
> in windows XP. Thats not a solution.

yes, i mean the same. just don't mix up fseek() in your C compiler
with windows POSIX implementation

>> POSIX subsystem was implemented by MS (and other major players) only
>> to meet some bureaucratic reqs from DoD/UsGov,

> You mean source code compatibility with dozens of UNIX variants from dozens
> of UNIX vendors? You see that as a "beurocratic requirement"?

i don't rememeber details. something that they buyed only hardware
with POSIX-compatible OSes so MS implemented it meet reqs but really
this implementation was not intended for real use :)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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