A Challenge Problem for Promise Designers

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 11:07:11 PDT 2013


On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Mark Miller <erights at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry, I've been writing code with E style promises for, jeez, over 20 years
> now. (I suddenly feel very old :( .) I don't remember ever experiencing the
> failure you're talking about. Can you give a concrete example?

E-style promises aren't monadic, so you'd never have the chance to use
them with generic monadic libraries.  ^_^

~TJ


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