[Haskell-cafe] How did you stumble on Haskell?
lennart at augustsson.net
Sat Feb 3 20:57:49 EST 2007
A new implementation technique for applicative languages, David A.
Turner, Software — Practice and Experience, 9:31–49, 1979.
I'm not sure if it's available online.
On Feb 4, 2007, at 01:14 , Michael Vanier wrote:
> Now you've made me curious. Which paper is this? Is it available
> for download anywhere?
> 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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