[Haskell-cafe] How did you stumble on Haskell?

Michael Vanier mvanier at cs.caltech.edu
Sat Feb 3 20:14:14 EST 2007


Now you've made me curious. Which paper is this?  Is it available for download 


Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> On Jan 29, 2007, at 03:01 , Alexy Khrabrov wrote:
>> How do people stumble on Haskell?
> Well, I didn't really stumble on it.  I was at the 1987 meeting
> when we decided to define Haskell.
> But I stumbled on functional programming in the first place.
> I had to learn it because it was part of a course in denotational
> semantics.  The language was SASL.  And then I read David Turners
> paper on combinators, and I was hooked.
>     -- Lennart
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