Unsafe hGetContents

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Sep 21 05:41:38 EDT 2009

On 16/09/2009 21:17, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Are there any plans to get rid of hGetContents and the semi-closed
> handle state for Haskell Prime?
> (I call hGetContents unsafe because it adds side effects to pattern
> matching, stricly speaking invalidating most of the transformations
> which are expected to be valid in a pure language.)

There is no current proposal for this, no.  Feel free to start one; 
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