[Haskell-cafe] The History of Haskell

Maarten Hazewinkel maarten.hazewinkel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 20 03:07:06 EDT 2006

Simon and partners,

Thank you for this paper.

As a relative newcomer to Haskell, quite few topics on the mailing
lists went right past me. Now that I've read this paper a can at least
understand generally what most topics are about.

I'd definitely recommend this as reading material to anyone right
after they know a bit about the basic language from a tutorial. It
helps place the basic Haskell language in both its historical context,
and in the current Haskell universe with its miriad extensions and

Thanks again,


On 7/14/06, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Friends,
> Phil Wadler, John Hughes, Paul Hudak and I have been writing a paper
> about the
>         The History of Haskell

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