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