Talk:SantaClausProblem

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Beautiful concurrency

I am writing a chapter for a book called "Beautiful code", edited by Greg Wilson. My draft chapter is about Software Transactional Memory in Haskell.

I would welcome any comments or questions you have on the paper, or constructive suggestions for improving it; the more concrete the better.

The book is aimed at a general audience of programmers, not Haskell geeks, so I have tried to explain everything necessary as I go along. So if you are not a Haskell expert, your input would be particularly valuable to me.

You can email me directly (simonpj@microsoft.com), or add Wiki talk notes below.


Simonpj 14:26, 22 December 2006 (UTC) To add a note, begin with four tilde signs ~~~~; the Wiki will fill in your user name and date.


ArthurVanLeeuwen 16:25, 22 December 2006 (UTC) There's a couple of typos in the paper as it is now. More importantly, the footnote on page 2 has (hGetLine h "hello") where it should state (hPutStr h "hello").

Neil Mitchell 16:28, 22 December 2006 (UTC) Sect 1, Para 2. If we want to write parallel program[s] - missing s.


Steven807 17:14, 22 December 2006 (UTC) There is no definition or description of check

Tibbe 18:33, 22 December 2006 (UTC); The footnote on page 2 now has a incorrectly capitalized T in hPutSTr.

Fanf 18:51, 22 December 2006 (UTC) page 1 para 2 "as well shall see" should be "as we shall see"

Fanf 18:51, 22 December 2006 (UTC) page 3 "a bit like *t in C" should be "a bit like t* in C" since t is a type