[Haskell-cafe] Python?

Henning Thielemann iakd0 at clusterf.urz.uni-halle.de
Tue Oct 26 04:35:12 EDT 2004

On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, Graham Klyne wrote:

> At 20:55 25/10/04 +0200, Remi Turk wrote:
> >P.S. Why do so many people (including me) seem to come to Haskell
> >      from Python? It can't be just the indentation, can it? ;)
> I did.  (Or: from Java via Python.)
> I don't think it's the indentation.  At least, not *just* that.

Maybe it is the fact that Python adapted some of the techniques that make
Haskell convenient, like map, filter, list construction, lambda and so on. 
Perhaps people like to know the origin of these extensions?

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