Proposal: split Chan and TChan into read and write ends
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 18:28:47 CEST 2012
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 8:23 PM, Brandon Simmons
<brandon.m.simmons at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> Just discovered all the great discussion here, and although my
> google-fu turned up no prior discussions on this subject, I apologize
> if it has already been discussed.
> I propose that Chan and TChan should be implemented as a pair of read
> and write ends, initialized as follows:
> newSplitChan :: IO (InChan a, OutChan a)
> I've implemented this already here:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/chan-split . You can ignore the
> type classes I've defined; they're there for my own reasons and not
> part of the proposal.
I think this makes for a great package or perhaps an extra
Unidirectional module nested inside the Chan module. Breaking the well
used Chan API doesn't seem necessary in this case.
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