Ground Up

Max Kirillov
Mon, 4 Mar 2002 05:26:25 +0600

You're right with this (and the rest too). In did not
pretend to play an expert. I just shared my impression.

Anyway, I think there are many reasons to learn functional
programming first, and then haskell as an implementation.


On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 12:47:34AM -0800, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> c) I have a very high opinion of Caml and Scheme, and their
> impls, but I think you are being a bit unfair on Haskell here.
> Caml has only one impl, and Scheme has many 
> incompatible variants (eg PLT Scheme), so in practice you
> have to stick to one impl unless you use a the R3RS subset.  
> I don't think any of them are more stable than any particular 
> one of the Haskell impls.

> Simon