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

Andrew Wagner wagner.andrew at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 17:30:54 EST 2007

Heh. I still remember in my first Comp Sci class, in C, I had to take
a 2-line recursive tree traversal...and write it iteratively (in like
50 lines).

On 2/6/07, Dan Piponi <dpiponi at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've always found recursive solutions to problems elegant and I've
> always been fed up of people telling me that I should rewrite
> recursive solutions iteratively. (Annoying as it is, many people do
> that.) I complained about this on K5 and solicited some opinions from
> others on whether or not they would choose the recursive or iterative
> solutions to problems. Someone called jacob said something like "why
> choose when in Haskell they're the same thing?". Guilt-free recursion!
> That was the turning point.
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