The documentation for ref shows a :max-history option and states that "refs accumulate history dynamically as needed to deal with read demands." I can see that there is history at the REPL, but I ...
Functional languages, by definition, should not maintain state variables. Why, then, do Haskell, Clojure, and others provide software transactional memory (STM) implementations? Is there a conflict ...
One of the major advantages of software transactional memory that always gets mentioned is composability and modularity. Different fragments can be combined to produce larger components. In ...