The alms package

[Tags: bsd3, program]

Alms is an experimental, general-purpose programming language that supports practical affine types. To offer the expressiveness of Girard’s linear logic while keeping the type system light and convenient, Alms uses expressive kinds that minimize notation while maximizing polymorphism between affine and unlimited types. A key feature of Alms is the ability to introduce abstract affine types via ML-style signature ascription. In Alms, an interface can impose stiffer resource usage restrictions than the principal usage restrictions of its implementation. This form of sealing allows the type system to naturally and directly express a variety of resource management protocols from special-purpose type systems.


Versions0.4.9,, 0.4.10, 0.4.11, 0.4.12, 0.5.0, 0.6.0, 0.6.1, 0.6.2, 0.6.3, 0.6.5, 0.6.6, 0.6.7
Change logNone available
Dependenciesarray (>=0.3), base (==4.*), containers (>=0.1), directory (>=1.0), editline (>=0.2.1), fgl (>=5), filepath (>=1.1), HUnit (>=1.2), incremental-sat-solver (>=0.1.7), mtl (>=1.1), network (>=2.2), parsec (>=2 && <4), pretty (>=1), QuickCheck (>=2), random (>=1), readline (>=1.0), stm (>=2.0), syb (>=0.1), template-haskell (>=2.0), transformers (>=0.2), tuple (>=0.2)
Copyright2012-2015, Jesse A. Tov
AuthorJesse A. Tov <>
Home page
Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
UploadedTue Apr 28 06:37:13 UTC 2015 by JesseTov
Downloads1847 total (122 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs not available [build log]
All reported builds failed as of 2015-05-18 [all 2 reports]


unicodeUse Unicode symbols for pretty-printingEnabled
editlineEnable line editing using the editline packageEnabled
parsec3Use version 3 of the parsec packageEnabled
readlineEnable line editing using the readline packageDisabled

Use -f <flag> to enable a flag, or -f -<flag> to disable that flag. More info


Maintainers' corner

For package maintainers and hackage trustees