[Haskell-cafe] Re: Function Precedence

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 10:15:17 EDT 2008

Hello Chris,

Thursday, April 3, 2008, 6:07:53 PM, you wrote:

> On the other hand, I have enough time already trying to explain Num,
> Fractional, Floating, RealFrac, ... to new haskell programmes.  I'm not
> sure it's an advantage if someone must learn the meaning of an additive
> commutative semigroup in order to understand the type signatures inferred
> from code that does basic math in Haskell.  At least in the U.S., very
> few computer science students take an algebra course before getting 
> undergraduate degrees.

we already need to learn Category Theory to say "Hello, World" :)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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