[Haskell-cafe] When to teach IO

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at ldn.invesco.com
Thu Dec 22 06:47:34 EST 2005

> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of 
> jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
> PS. About the subject (when to teach IO): don't be sectarians. If
>    a programming course insists on algorithmics, the IO issues can be
>    postponed a bit. If it insists on practical data processing, IO
>    should come in immediately. A programming course should be
>    harmonious, homogeneous, well assembled, interesting, and easy to
>    put into practice (...sorry for triviality, you ALL know that...),
>    and the details depend on the language and on the teacher. 
>    In Scheme it is easier than in Haskell. 

_What_ is easier in Scheme than in Haskell? IO, or teaching (IO)?
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