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

jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
Wed Oct 17 18:25:19 EDT 2007

Felipe Lessa writes: 

> On 10/17/07, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> wrote:
>> ... And it frustrates the hell out of me that 100% of the human
>> population consider Haskell to be an irrelevant joke language. ...

> I feel this way as well, specially because one of the teachers here
> tell all students that Haskell is the slowest thing ever by comparing
> Fibonacci sequence implementations between C and Haskell *using Hugs*.

We shall thus understand that a teacher who likes Fibonacci, is a
representant of of the 100% of the human population. 

On the other hand, Microsoft Research who pays some developers of Haskell
(whose names I have forgotten) doesn't count at all. Very interesting. 

Jerzy Karczmarczuk 

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