[Haskell-cafe] Why monad tutorials don't work

Michael Vanier mvanier at cs.caltech.edu
Wed Aug 15 00:09:02 EDT 2007

Bill Wood wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-08-14 at 16:02 -0700, Dan Piponi wrote:
>    . . .
>> On 8/14/07, Michael Vanier <mvanier at cs.caltech.edu> wrote:
>>>  I'm reminded of
>>> a physics teacher who was having a similar problem explaining the concept of tensors, until he said
>>> that "a tensor is something that transforms like a tensor does!".
>> Grrr...must...hold...my...tongue...
> Dan, as a former student of a clone of that physics teacher, I am really
> interested in what you will say when you fail to hold your tongue.
>  -- Bill Wood

I have to admit I was wondering the same thing myself.


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