[Haskell-cafe] Re: IO is a bad example for Monads

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Dec 11 09:12:54 EST 2007

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, ChrisK wrote:

> I look at it this way:  Every person who adds Haskell, however shallowly, to
> their repertoire acts as an example that may spur others to learn Haskell,
> perhaps deeply.   And that is a win not because of language chauvinism, but
> because of concept chauvinism.  I hope that a future "Next Big Popular Language"
> has most of the concepts that make Haskell interesting.

I'm sure this will happen, I even suspect, this already happened, but a
language can become popular only if enough legacy of several languages and
the problematic parts of Haskell 98 are included. :-)

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