[Haskell-beginners] "sleep" in Haskell
jfredett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 17:00:07 EDT 2009
>> Second reply to the same email, completely off topic.
MIDI + Haskell = Computer Music, I'm already excited to see results,
make sure you put stuff on hackage!
On Oct 14, 2009, at 4:58 PM, Michael Mossey wrote:
> Hi Philippa,
> I think you have the right idea, and I want to try that too, but
> right now I'm using a kind of scattershot approach to try and learn
> everything I can, both about MIDI and Haskell in general. Since
> nothing is currently working, getting anything to work would be a
> learning experience.
> Philippa Cowderoy wrote:
>> Michael Mossey wrote:
>>> I can't find a "sleep" function in Haskell. This relates to my
>>> wish to use PortMidi and control the timing of actions. Maybe
>>> there is another way to do this sort of thing in Haskell. Can
>>> anyone help, either with PortMidi or just a general explanation of
>>> how IO operations could be placed at certain points in time?
>> Y'know, I can't think of a single language where I'd consider using
>> the sleep function to time MIDI output. It's normally done with
>> buffered I/O. I don't know PortMidi, though.
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