[Haskell-cafe] Re: Aim Of Haskell

mm schneegloeckchen at gmx.li
Thu Dec 14 14:42:44 EST 2006

Brian Hulley wrote:

> Yet I'm sure most people who did a computer science degree some decades ago 
> remember the old joke about passing things by name or value for what it's 
> Wirth... :-)

Wikipedia says:
“Whereas Europeans generally pronounce my name the right way ('Ni-klows Wirt'),
Americans invariably mangle it into 'Nick-les Worth'. This is to say that 
Europeans call me by name, but Americans call me by value.”


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