[Haskell-cafe] why cannot i get the value of a IORef variable ?

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Thu Oct 22 16:37:40 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Gregory" == Gregory Crosswhite <gcross at phys.washington.edu> writes:

    Gregory> Yes, I was once taught that "Every time you use
    Gregory> unsafePerformIO, God kills a kitten," so every time I
    Gregory> consider using it I first ask myself: is this really
    Gregory> worth an innocent kitten's life?

I've changed my mind.

Everyone go out and use unsafePerformIO all the time. That way we can
get rid of all those mudering kittens, and the dragonflies will live longer.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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