[Haskell-cafe] Functional progr., images,
laziness and all the rest
pitkali at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 21:10:27 EDT 2006
On 22/06/06, Brian Hulley <brianh at metamilk.com> wrote:
> 1) Someone reading the code needs to do a lot of work to try to recover the
> original equation
That's what comments are for, I suppose.
> 2) Wouldn't an imperative loop, using the original equation directly, have
> made everything much simpler?
> 3) Therefore laziness has lead to obfuscated code.
In fact, according to your point 2, it is not the laziness that
brought us here, but being functional.
Just my 2 cents.
Intelligence is like a river: the deeper it is, the less noise it makes
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