[Haskell-cafe] Re: Re: Wikipedia on first-class object
jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Fri Dec 28 18:46:22 EST 2007
On 28 Dec 2007, at 3:13 PM, Ben Franksen wrote:
> Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
>> Hello Yitzchak,
>> Thursday, December 27, 2007, 12:10:21 PM, you wrote:
>>> In particular,
>>> two functions are equal only if they produce
>>> the same value for every input, and in general it is
>>> impossible for a computer to check that.
>> "for a computer" is superfluous here. people are not smarter than
>> computers and can't do anything that's impossible for computers
> I don't think my computer can be sorry, but I know I can be.
> And don't forget that there are 'undecidable' problems.
Which I have never yet seen decided by a person...
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