[Haskell-cafe] Elevator pitch for Haskell.
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sat Sep 8 12:25:48 EDT 2007
Dan Weston wrote:
> WARNING: Learning Haskell is dangerous to your health!
> Though cut with syntactic sugar to be more palatable to newbies, each
> Haskell construct is in fact a contagious mix of higher-order
> functions, lambda expressions, and partial applications, a highly
> addictive gateway drug to category theory, initial algebras, and
I wonder if I even want to *know* what those are... o_O
> Signs of addiction include prefixing co- to random words or needlessly
> replacing recursive functions with combinators and pointfree notation.
Hmm... well I haven't started doing *that* yet...
> In some cases, hackage is irreversible and can lead to uncontrolled
OMG! I'm an addict! x_x
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