The data-reify package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

data-reify provided the ability to turn recursive structures into explicit graphs. Many (implicitly or explicitly) recursive data structure can be given this ability, via a type class instance. This gives an alternative to using Ref for observable sharing.

Observable sharing in general is unsafe (hence the module path name Data.Unsafe.Reify), but can be used safely if some simple conditions are met. Typically this package will be used to tie the knot with DSL's that depend of observable sharing, like Lava.

Providing an instance for MuRef is the mechanism for allowing a structure to be reified into a graph, and four examples of this are provided.

© 2009 Andy Gill; BSD3 license.


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Versions0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6
Dependenciesbase, ghc-prim
LicenseBSD3
Copyright(c) 2009 Andy Gill
AuthorAndy Gill
MaintainerAndy Gill <andygill@ku.edu>
Stabilityalpha
CategoryLanguage, Data, Parsing, Reflection
Home pagehttp://ittc.ku.edu/~andygill/data-reify.php
Executablesdata-reify-test4, data-reify-test3, data-reify-test2, data-reify-test1
Upload dateSat Apr 18 02:25:57 UTC 2009
Uploaded byAndyGill
DistributionsFedora:0.6, NixOS:0.6
Downloads1562 total (143 in last 30 days)

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