Removing lazy IO?

Joachim Breitner mail at
Thu Nov 10 13:56:16 CET 2011


Am Donnerstag, den 10.11.2011, 12:36 +0000 schrieb Simon Marlow:
> It's not what we traditionally refer to as "lazy IO".  It is lazy, but 
> it is not injecting side-effects into pure compuations.  You can tell 
> that it isn't problematic by the fact that you can implement hPutStrLn 
> yourself in terms of hPutChar, there's no ned for unsafeInterleaveIO.
> The problematic lazy I/O is really just hGetContents and getContents. 
> So it's really just lazy I, not lazy I/O.

ah, got it. Thanks for the clarification!


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