[Haskell-cafe] Is Haskell a Keynesian language?
trebla at vex.net
Thu Oct 12 14:13:36 EDT 2006
Henning Thielemann <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> writes:
> Here is another approach of questionable classification of languages. :-)
> A lazy functional program is demand driven, an imperative program is
> supply driven.
> So is Haskell a Keynesian language and C++ a Say language?
Great, now we can talk about the Invisible Hand performing evaluations...
Alice: "The Invisible Hand is holding up more memory than I thought.
My program is using O(n) space just to compute length!"
Bob: "You've violated Nash equilibrium!"
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