On Fri, 2008-09-19 at 16:30 +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote: > I agree that lazy IO is a can with some worms in it. But it's not that > strange. > The readFile operation is in the IO monad, so it has an effect on the world. > This effect is not finished when readFile returns, and from the world > point of view > it's not entirely deterministic.
On operating systems that fail to maintain file system consistency. Blaming an effect of an *operating system* misfeature on a *language* feature is somewhat perverse. jcc _______________________________________________ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe