[Haskell-cafe] Very freaky

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed Jul 11 13:41:23 EDT 2007

Tim Chevalier wrote:
> On 7/10/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> On the one hand, it feels exciting to be around a programming language
>> where there are deep theoretical discoveries and new design territories
>> to be explored. (Compared to Haskell, the whole C / C++ / Java /
>> JavaScript / Delphi / VisualBasic / Perl / Python thing seems so 
>> boring.)
>> On the other hand... WHAT THE HECK DOES ALL THAT TEXT *MEAN*?! >_<
> If you're interested in a concept, why not read about it (it's easy to
> find a quick definition for most terms on Google, and more details in
> research papers), then ask *specific* questions on the list? Posting
> to the list about how you don't understand something, without any
> suggestion as to how anyone else could help, doesn't accomplish a lot.

I wasn't being entirely serious. ;-)

We've got a whole other thread going about trying to understand the 
difference between existential and universal quantification. Suffice it 
to say I'm still confused. I guess this is going to be one of those 
concepts I'll just never understand.

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