important news: refocusing discussion

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at
Wed Apr 5 09:51:40 EDT 2006

"Simon Marlow" <simonmar at> writes:

> I think it would be a mistake to relegate concurrency to an addendum;
> it is a central feature of the language, and in fact is one area where
> Haskell (strictly speaking GHC) is really beginning to demonstrate
> significant advantages over other languages.  We should make the most
> of it.

I agree.

Concurrency is needed for finalizers (except those which only call
system functions, without mutating other objects).

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