[Haskell-cafe] IO is a bad example for Monads
g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Tue Dec 11 21:17:34 EST 2007
Am Dienstag, 11. Dezember 2007 18:34 schrieb Tim Newsham:
> Why is it that every time the topic of teaching basic concepts in
> an easier way comes up there are always two or three replies that
> say "should we bother? lets filter out the idiots?"
I think that two different things are mixed in this thread:
(1) teaching monadic I/O in a newbie-friendly way
(2) stressing monadic I/O in teaching and shying away from teaching purely
While I support (1), I don’t support (2).
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