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Mon Feb 6 01:36:36 EST 2006
On 05/02/06, Bulat Ziganshin <bulatz at hotpop.com> wrote:
> Hello Tomasz,
> Sunday, February 05, 2006, 2:45:44 PM, you wrote:
> >> > We don't have any problems with ensuring good cooperation between
> >> > mutable variables and concurrency synchronisation primitives, because
> >> > the language doesn't have mutable variables, they are delivered in
> >> > the concurrency library - the variables _are_ the synchronisation
> >> > primitives.
> >> What about IORefs?
> TZ> They are not part of Haskell 98 ;-)
> TZ> The question is if they will be added to Haskell'? I guess they will, so
> TZ> you have a point here.
> the _language_ anyway don't have mutables, it's a part of library
Well, sort of. I suppose it's the same issue as with concurrency
itself. It's a library with runtime support.
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