[Haskell-cafe] Re: Writing "Haskell For Dummies Or At Least For People Who Feel Like Dummies When They See The Word 'Monad'"

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Tue Dec 12 18:26:54 EST 2006

Arie Peterson schrieb:
> He wrote the manuscript and it
> was 'aus einem Guss' (casted as one).

The literal meaning of "aus einem Guss" is "cast all at once".
This has overtones of "it is seamless, has no internal structural bounds 
which may cause the final product to fracture under stress".

This is one of the highest praises that you can sing for software in 
German, so it's not an uncommon idiom in the field over here.


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