[Haskell-cafe] Serialization of (a -> b) and IO a

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at me.com
Thu Nov 11 08:29:18 EST 2010

> I'll just note that LLVM is only
> platform independent to a degree. Or rather, I believe the situation
> is that it *is* architecture independent, but it doesn't abstract
> anything else besides the architecture

In particular, imagine how you might serialise a Haskell function  
which is an FFI binding to some external platform-specific library  
(e.g. Posix, Win32, Gtk+, WPF), such that you could save it on a  
Windows machine, copy to Linux or Mac, and start it running again.


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