[Haskell] Re: Global Variables and IO initializers

ajb at spamcop.net ajb at spamcop.net
Tue Nov 23 19:39:32 EST 2004

G'day all.

Quoting George Russell <ger at informatik.uni-bremen.de>:

> No.  I mean by the "Haskell language" what is described in
> the Haskell 98 Report.   unsafePerformIO is not part of the language,
> it is a value defined by one of the standard hierarchical libraries.

unsafePerformIO is part of the FFI addendum to the H98 report.  So I
think it counts as being part of "the Haskell language" by any reasonable
sense of that phrase.

Andrew Bromage

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