[Haskell-cafe] Re: A suggestion for the next high profile Haskell project

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Dec 19 08:46:07 EST 2006

On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 13:19:52 +0100, Tomasz Zielonka wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 12:33:18PM +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
>> > Are you claiming that every (even slightly) non-trivial problem
>> > (or algorithm) results in a mess of IO code in Haskell? Come on, admit
>> > that you like to program in imperative style, and that's why you end up
>> > with such mess ;-)
>> why you (and Donald) don't want to understand me. i say that imperative
>> Haskell code is more efficient
>Your statement is too general to deserve answering. Perhaps that's why I
>react so strongly to your statements - I am allergic to sweeping
>generalisations (though probably guilty of some myself).

Yes, as R.H. Grenier said: "All generalizations are bad."  :-)


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