[Haskell-cafe] Just curios
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Tue Jun 12 13:55:47 EDT 2007
Thomas Schilling wrote:
> On 6/11/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> "Of course, our biggest mistake was using the word 'monad'. We should
>> have called it 'warm fuzzy thing'..."
> You know that thing called "Google"? ;)
> Among others.
I don't see any reference t-- oh, wait. Half way down the 20-mile page.
I see it now. Simon (the PJ one) says
"Our biggest mistake [in designing Haskell] was using the scary term
'monad' rather than 'warm fuzzy thing'."
in Wearing the hair shirt: A retrospective on Haskell. And now I have a
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