[Haskell-cafe] Re: Tutorial uploaded

Daniel Carrera daniel.carrera at zmsl.com
Thu Dec 22 09:02:56 EST 2005

Paul Moore wrote:
> As I say, I'm not trying to criticize anyone here, but it seems to be
> quite hard to get across to people who have understood and assimilated
> this sort of stuff, just how hard it feels to newcomers. We understand
> the explanations (we do! really! :-)) but even understanding them, we
> are still left with a lack of confidence. It's like being shown a full
> set of carpentry tools, having every one explained, but still reaching
> for the hammer every time and banging something no matter what we're
> trying to do :-)

I had never heard of mapM, or other -M functions. I can't imagine why 
those would be needed. It seems like pointless duplication.

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