[Haskell-cafe] Re: New slogan for haskell.org
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Nov 29 15:28:39 EST 2007
On Thu, 29 Nov 2007, Simon Marlow wrote:
> What I'd *really* like to see is a bunch of links on the front page leading
> to pages that describe the main differences between Haskell and some other
> language (C, Python, Java, C#, F#, ...). The easiest way to grasp what
> Haskell is all about is by reference to a known baseline, and programmers
> tend to have different baselines. e.g. the C page might start with
> "Haskell is a functional language", whereas the Python page might start
> with "Haskell is statically typed".
Python page could start with: "You like 'map', 'filter', 'for x in ...'
and lambda's in Python? Then you will like to learn where Python has
borrowed these features."
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