[Haskell-cafe] Why Perl is more learnable than Haskell

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Apr 11 23:34:31 EDT 2007

On Apr 11, 2007, at 23:10 , kynn wrote:
> rather pragmatic.  I have not been able to find enough support in  
> Haskell
> for everyday tasks (e.g. read a stream from a socket; parse it into  
> a simple

The stuff in Network (not Network.Socket) gives you a Handle, which  
you can treat more or less like any other Haskell Handle  
(filehandle).  Network.Socket should be reserved for when you need to  
work at a really low level.

brandon s. allbery  [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell]   
allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator  [openafs,heimdal,too many hats]   
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university       

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