[Haskell-cafe] Re: Channel9 Interview: Software Composability and theFu ture of Languages

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Sun Jan 28 16:34:15 EST 2007

Chris Kuklewicz wrote:
> Note that I have not mentioned laziness.  This
> is because it only helps to solve problems more elegantly -- other
> languages can model infinite computations / data structures when it is
> useful to do so.

Reminds me of yet another quote from Dijkstra
(http://www.cs.utexas.edu/users/EWD/transcriptions/EWD12xx/EWD1284.html): "After
more than 45 years in the field, I am still convinced that in computing,
elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a quality that decides between
success and failure."


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