[Haskell-cafe] [Newbie] Why or why not haskell ?

Christophe Plasschaert christophe.plasschaert at wanadoo.fr
Sun Dec 11 17:27:31 EST 2005

Hi everybody,

First I'd like to thank all of you for the answers and the discussion.

On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 02:25:55AM +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Christophe,
> Saturday, December 10, 2005, 7:03:57 PM, you wrote:
> CP> - ada;
> CP> - erlang;
> CP> - clisp or scheme;
> CP> and of course
> CP> - haskell.
> CP> Haskell seems very interesting indeed (monadic, STM, a good library).
> CP> Maybe some of you know some or all of these languages and can explain
> CP> me some pros/cons about them especially for network programming.
> what you mean saying "network programming"? Erlang has amazing
> distributed processing features with fault tolerance (when one
> processes supervises the others and restart them in case of fault).
> but Erlang is interpreted language and so it is slow in case of
> low-level programs. you can use C to make low-level or speed-critical
> functions

Well, from all of the information given and my various reading this 
day, i'll try a little erlang and haskell before deciding with which
one i'll play.

Again thanks to all of you and have a nice day.


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