[Haskell] Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell versus Lisp

David F. Place d at vidplace.com
Tue Sep 20 17:12:16 EDT 2005

I was hoping that the examples I requested would be examples of  
particular control constructs or extensions to the language's syntax  
and semantics.  Though I admit that such things are possible in lisp,  
I suspect that their utility is minimal.

On Sep 20, 2005, at 4:55 PM, Glynn Clements wrote:

> Well, to state the obvious, being able to extend or replace the
> language's syntax and semantics. In particular, being able to do so
> locally.
> Probably the most useful consequence is the ability to create new
> control constructs without being constrained by the existing syntax
> and semantics (and without having to write your own monadic versions
> of existing functions).

David F. Place
mailto:d at vidplace.com

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