[Haskell-cafe] Re: New slogan for haskell.org

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Nov 27 16:40:45 EST 2007

On Tue, 27 Nov 2007, apfelmus wrote:

> More specifically, "fact" means something that you can easily check
> yourself. "Robust"/"maintainable"/"testable" code are things you _can't_
> easily check yourself without already learning the language.


> But "shorter code" is a fact you can easily check, for instance with
> quicksort as example. In fact, "short code" is the reason why I picked
> up Haskell. Back then, I was given the task to calculate some sequence
> of numbers which I did in one page of C code. So far so good, but when I
> asked the task assigner about his solution, he responded: "Ah, this
> problem, that's 1 line in Haskell. Well, 2 lines if the terminal is too
> small."

Ah, a Haskell code contribution to the Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences?

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list