[Haskell-cafe] Is Excel a FP language?

Marc Weber marco-oweber at gmx.de
Wed Apr 25 08:48:23 EDT 2007

>    Is the cell evaluation engine one? I think not. I do not believe what
>    you can type into those cells does constitute a programming language,
>    or at least not a turing complete one. As far as i know only simple
>    calculations can be performed. For example, is there any way to
>    evaluate f(2) = 0, f(x) = 5 
Sure. Should not be hard using 5 - 5 * (1-abs(sign(2-x)))
I admit that I didn't test it using Excel but oocalc.
Or is this VBA?
You are right. I get your intention ;)


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