[Haskell-cafe] A Procedural-Functional Language (WIP)

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Mon Oct 24 04:53:58 UTC 2016

Am 23.10.2016 um 22:40 schrieb Tom Ellis:
> On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 02:14:58PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
>> Are you aware how "monadic IO" became the standard in Haskell?
>> It was one of three competing approaches, and AFAIK one turned out
>> to be less useful, and the other simply wasn't ready in time
> That's very tantalising.  Can you link to a reference?!

I think it is in one or both of these:

Tackling the Awkward Squad
A History of Haskell: being lazy with class
A retrospective on Haskell

(It's been a decade since I last read them so they might be not exactly 
what you're after, but they should be close.)

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