[Haskell-beginners] Haskell described as a "rigid" language
daniel.is.fischer at web.de
Tue May 18 06:46:40 EDT 2010
On Tuesday 18 May 2010 12:13:20, Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> >>>>> "Edgar" == edgar klerks <edgar.klerks at gmail.com> writes:
> Edgar> Probably dumb question, but was it the difference between
> Edgar> rigid and inflexible in this context (I am not native english
> Edgar> speaker)?
> Edgar> Google define gives me this:
> Edgar> Rigid means:
> Edgar> * incapable of compromise or flexibility * inflexible:
> Edgar> incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; "a
> Edgar> rigid disciplinarian"; "an inflexible law"; "an unbending
> Edgar> will to dominate"
> Interesting. that's not what I would expect
> Wikipedia seems more on the ball to me.
Could you elaborate a bit, please?
Which articles in Wikipedia, for example (the disambiguation page for
rigidity gives like explanations [excepting technical terms in
mathematics], I haven't found an article for inflexible[ibility], the
wiktionary definition is alike again)?
I thought rigid and inflexible are fairly closely related, though not
synonyms. Google define seems to agree.
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