[Haskell-cafe] Why Not Haskell?

Bjorn Bringert bringert at cs.chalmers.se
Sat Aug 5 10:59:33 EDT 2006

On Aug 4, 2006, at 11:10 PM, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:

> Friday, August 4, 2006, 8:17:42 PM, you wrote:
>> 1) Haskell is too slow for practical use, but the benchmarks I found
>> appear to contradict this.
> it's an advertisement :D  just check yourself
>> 2) Input and output are not good enough, in particular for graphical
>> user interfacing and/or data base interaction. But it seems there are
>> several user interfaces and SQL and other data base interfaces for
>> Haskell, even though the tutorials don't seem to cover this.
> i've seen a paper which lists 7 (as i remember) causes of small
> Haskell popularity, including teaching, libraries, IDEs and so on. may
> be someone will give us the url

Is this the paper you are referring to?

Philip Wadler. Why no one uses functional languages. ACM SIGPLAN  
Notices, 33(8):23--27, 1998.


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