[Haskell-cafe] Re: Wikipedia on first-class object

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Sat Dec 29 16:38:42 EST 2007

Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Achim,
> Saturday, December 29, 2007, 11:47:50 PM, you wrote:
>>> It's always interesting to compare computers and humans, especially
>>> computer scientist seem to do that :)
>> Hm. More importantly, only humans try to write a general Eq and Ord
>> instances over different domains. 
> i think that the problem is our
> limitations as bad programmers - not computer's as a bad performer :)
Neither. It's just like trying to get 

"marmalade" == True 

to typecheck. You might do it in C to circumvent type checking, but
still will not get any sense out of it.

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