[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cleaning up threads

Evan Laforge qdunkan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 14:46:10 EDT 2010

> Ertugrul's advice is still correct. I'd wager there are very few concurrent
> applications that could survive a killThread without disaster. People simply
> don't write or test code with that in mind, and even when they do, it's more
> likely than not to be wrong.

Does this apply to pure code?  I use threads to gradually force some
data, if it turns out the data won't be needed the threads are killed.
 I've never had a disaster because of it.

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