[Haskell-beginners] book question

Tom Murphy amindfv at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 21:21:45 CEST 2011

On 6/28/11, Michael Orlitzky <michael at orlitzky.com> wrote:
> On 06/28/11 14:28, Tom Murphy wrote:
>> On 6/27/11, Roelof Wobben <rwobben at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>>> book.realworld.haskelll :
>>> Nice book with exercises but you need some functions to solve the
>>> exercises
>>> which are not mentioned in the book.
>>> So there it will be very confusing.
>> Hi Roelof,
>>      It might seem like that - because RWH is a big book, and the
>> functions may be hidden in an earlier section - but RWH is a
>> beginner's book, which assumes no previous knowledge of Haskell.
> As a Haskell beginner, I will suggest that a less true statement has
> never been made.

     Really? I was saying that from experience, having started on
Haskell with RWH.
     What types of things are assumed knowledge?
     (I have experience in programming imperative languages, though,
so maybe that helped me)


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