unsafePerformIO and cooperative concurrency

Ashley Yakeley ashley at semantic.org
Tue Apr 25 16:54:14 EDT 2006

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

> I would prefer otherwise. Every implementation supports it, which
> proves that it's useful. And it's no less unsafe than FFI.

It's not a matter just of safety, it's a matter of whether its use 
should be encouraged. FFI is clearly the "right thing" sometimes, 
unsafePerformIO rarely is.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA
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