Record of STRefs better than STRef to a Record?
Fri, 27 Dec 2002 09:56:04 +0200
On Thursday 14 November 2002 01:29 am, Jorge Adriano wrote:
> In some functions I might need only some pure fields, and none of the
> STRefs, but since I pass something of type 'E s' around, everything ends up
> beeing monadic. Is using two records (on with STRefs and one with pure
> fields) the only/best way to avoid this?
> I would like to use two records, doesn't seem natural, but I also don't
> like to end up using monadic functions when they are, in fact, pure...
Good question. In all Haskell codes I wrote, I ended up writing a lot of
monadic functions which seemed to be unavoidable. Then you look at the code
as it feels too much like an imperative code and start wondering why you are
using a functional language :)
Happy new year to all Haskellers by the way.
Eray Ozkural <email@example.com>
Software Engineer, BICOM Inc.
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