[Haskell] Scripting language: is Haskell a good choice?

Jules Jacobs julesjacobs at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 02:55:35 EST 2006

Thanks, I will check these out.

On 1/24/06, Philippa Cowderoy <flippa at flippac.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jan 2006, Jules Jacobs wrote:
> > Is that a problem because Haskell is functional,
> > or is there be an obvious and nice way to implement an imperative
> scripting
> > language?
> >
> There're several. Perhaps the most obvious if your scripting language will
> do IO anyway is just to use IORefs, or you could use the ST monad or a map
> from references to values (good for debugging purposes because you can
> keep an entire trace in memory - because individual maps're immutable,
> they can share data so this means less memory consumed than you might
> think).
> --
> flippa at flippac.org
> Performance anxiety leads to premature optimisation


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