[Haskell] Global Variables and IO initializers: A proposal and semantics

Jules Bean jules at jellybean.co.uk
Wed Oct 13 07:11:13 EDT 2004

On 13 Oct 2004, at 00:04, Greg Buchholz wrote:

> John Meacham wrote:
>> I have put some thought, some time ago, into the  'global
>> initializers' problem in haskell but for various reasons never wrote
>> up my conclusions.
>     I'm not really qualified to answer, but does anyone think that this
> paper might have a solution?
>     http://www.eecs.harvard.edu/~ccshan/prepose/prepose.pdf

Yes, that is a solution to an instance of the problem. The discussions 
here are looking for a different one... possibly a more general one.


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