[Haskell-cafe] Re: Tutorial uploaded

Wolfgang Jeltsch wolfgang at jeltsch.net
Wed Dec 21 09:25:36 EST 2005

Am Mittwoch, 21. Dezember 2005 11:48 schrieb Robin Green:
> [...]

> If people want Haskell to be treated as a practical language, not just
> something for doing academic teaching and research with, it should be
> taught as a practical language - which means that things like IO and
> space/time usage come to the forefront.

So programming is only practical if it's deals with a lot of I/O?  This is 
wrong, in my opinion.  Take a compiler.  The only I/O it does is some simple 
file I/O.  The important part of the compiler doesn't deal with I/O at all.

Best wishes,

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