[Haskell-cafe] Doing some things right

Luke Palmer lrpalmer at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 22:23:30 EST 2007

On Dec 28, 2007 2:55 PM, Miguel Mitrofanov <miguelimo38 at yandex.ru> wrote:
> >> I thought Lisp and Erlang were both infinitely more
> >> popular and better known.
> >
> > Certainly not infinitely.  Lisp isn't entirely functional, and while
> > Erlang is an industrial success story, I think Haskell is seeing a
> > wider range of application.
> Well, it seems for me that Erlang is much less functional than Lisp.
> It's totally OO, in fact.

OO is orthogonal to functional.  Erlang is pure functional, Lisp is a
bastard child...


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