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Date: 2000-08-26 (08:16)
From: Andreas Rossberg <rossberg@p...>
Subject: Re: Language Design
John Max Skaller wrote:
> Francois Pottier wrote:
> >
> > Have you thought about employing some kind of monadic type system?
>         Yes, but I don't know enough to do it at the moment.
> [Also, it turns out monads are not general enough to write
> web services in, which puts me off a bit]

The following tutorial gives quite a comprehensive explanation of how to
integrate I/O, stateful computation, and stuff into a purely functional
language using Monads. And coincidentally it uses a web server as a
running example ;-)

Andreas Rossberg,

:: be declarative. be functional. just be. ::