[Haskell-cafe] Re: Just how unsafe is unsafe

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Fri Feb 6 02:15:23 EST 2009

Peter Verswyvelen <bugfact at gmail.com> wrote:

> I do have asked myself the question whether a "really random
> generating" function could be regarded as "pure" somehow (actually
> would a true random function still be a mathematical function?)
Wasn't there some agreement some time ago on this list that the
universe itself is pure and computers are just simulating impurity by
being, essentially, state monads on steroids?

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