[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hiding side effects in a data structure

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Nov 1 17:42:26 EDT 2007

"Hugh Perkins" <hughperkins at gmail.com> writes:

> On 10/26/07, John Meacham <john at repetae.net> wrote:
>> Heh, the plethora of pdf papers on Haskell is part of what originally
>> brought me to respect it. Something about that metafont painted cmr
>> just makes me giddy as a grad student. A beautifully rendered type
>> inference table is a masterful work of art.
>> Did I mention I was a little odd? I am sure I did.
> http://xkcd.com/242/
> Actually, yeah I kindof agree.  It's quite interesting to see a
> language developed using rigorous, formal mathematical principles.

Lest anyone think otherwise, I most thoroughly approve of
Haskell relying on rigorous foundations.  I just want the
foundations to be easy to inspect!

Jón Fairbairn                                 Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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