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From: Isaac Jones <ijones <at> syntaxpolice.org>
Subject: Re: haskell and fuse
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.haskell.cafe
Date: Monday 29th August 2005 16:18:19 UTC (over 12 years ago)
See also Jeremy Bobbio's fuse bindings here:

http://cvs.haskell.org/darcs/hfuse/

I've been using them on the Halfs, the Haskell Filesystem that I'll be
demoing at the Haskell Workshop.

David Roundy  writes:

(snip)

> The FuseIO module itself might be rather interesting for other projects
> (e.g. darcs), or even (one could imagine) as an alternative to the
haskell
> standard IO libraries for filesystem access, since it'd allow you to
write
> a function that is guaranteed by the typesystem to do nothing but read
from
> a filesystem, and it'd also allow writing polymorphic filesystem
> access/modification code that could be applied outside the IO monad
> (e.g. to Slurpies).  It would also allow one to use treat network objects
> (e.g. http or ftp) as filesystems.

I haven't gotten a chance to really look at this yet, but it sounds
really cool.

peace,

  isaac
 
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