[Haskell-cafe] haskell2010 and state question.
nominolo at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 10 04:02:24 CET 2010
On 10 December 2010 01:40, Magicloud Magiclouds
<magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 6:46 PM, Henk-Jan van Tuyl <hjgtuyl at chello.nl> wrote:
>> On Wed, 08 Dec 2010 10:03:40 +0100, Magicloud Magiclouds
>> <magicloud.magiclouds at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Formerly, I had IORef and some state monad to do the task of keeping
>>> Now in haskell 2010, I cannot find anything about it. Do I have to
>>> use ghc base package for this function?
>> These are not standard Haskell '98 or Haskell 2010. You can find IORef in
>> the base package; the state monad is in both the mtl and the transformers
>> package (mtl is deprecated). The state monad uses the multi-parameter type
>> class extension and is therefore not in standard Haskell '98 or Haskell 2010
>> code. IORef also uses non-standard code.
>> Henk-Jan van Tuyl
> First to notice that. So standard-wise, there is no way to do state thing?
It's not hard to create your own state monad. You are right, though,
that there is no standard library support for this in the Haskell2010
Push the envelope. Watch it bend.
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