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Re: [avr-gcc-list] using exceptions

From: Weddington, Eric
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] using exceptions
Date: Tue, 1 May 2012 20:35:10 +0000

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> Weddington, Eric
> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2012 2:06 PM
> To: Bob Paddock; Gabriel Dos Reis
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> Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] using exceptions
> > There is the Atom subset of Haskell meant for embedding, if you are
> > not aware of it:
> >
> > "Atom is a Haskell DSL for designing hard real-time embedded software.
> > At Eaton, we use it for automotive control systems. Based on guarded
> > atomic actions, and similar to software transactional memory, Atom
> > enables highly concurrent programming without the need for mutex
> > locking. In addition, Atom performs compile-time task scheduling and
> > generates code with deterministic execution time and constant memory
> > use, simplifying the process of timing verification and memory
> > consumption in hard realtime applications. Without mutex locking and
> > run-time task scheduling, Atom can eliminate the need and overhead of
> > RTOSs for many embedded applications."
> > -- http://tomahawkins.org/
> >
> > You and yours might also find the http://mbeddr.wordpress.com/ project
> > of interest.

So there's this blog report

that links to this blog:

That describes using Atom to blink an LED on an Arduino. ;-) And this was done 
back in 2009, no less.

So there is already a subset of Haskell being used on an AVR. :-D How 


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