[Haskell-beginners] Re: Classes in Polymorphic Constructors

Isaac Dupree ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Mon Aug 23 15:12:15 EDT 2010

On 08/23/10 13:28, Brandon S Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> Summary:  If you want an OO language, use an OO language.  Haskell isn't one.
> There are some outdated examples of OO extensions for Haskell that I don't
> think are maintained any more, notably "OOHaskell".  They're not maintained
> due to lack of interest.  If you want such a thing, you'll have to modernize
> it yourself.

I wouldn't take that advice too literally-- When I was first learning 
Haskell I was interested in O'Haskell (or whatever it was called), but 
now that I've used Haskell for longer, I get along quite happily with 
its type-system and way of thinking about things, and rarely want OO.


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