[Haskell-cafe] Is Haskell a Keynesian language?

Albert Lai 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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