[Haskell-cafe] On the verge of ... giving up!

ajb at spamcop.net ajb at spamcop.net
Sun Oct 14 20:56:58 EDT 2007

G'day all.

Vimal <j.vimal at gmail.com> quoted someone else as saying:

> Monads in programming seem to be the most mysterious notion of the century.

I agree with the "hair shirt" talk on this.  I found understanding monads
no harder than understanding objects, starting from a comparable level of

I think the only difference is that "object" is a more accessible name
than "monad".

instance WarmFuzzyThing IO where ...

Andrew Bromage

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