[Haskell-cafe] Suggestions for simulating Object ID

Felipe Lessa felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 12:16:16 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 07:57:07PM +0530, Hemanth Kapila wrote:
> Can't we come up with something like this staying within the
> limits of purity?

No, because that would break referential transparency :(.  I.e.,
it would be possible to distinguish things that should be
"equal", such as '3' from '1+2'.


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