[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Propeganda
tom.davie at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 04:00:04 EDT 2008
On 24 Aug 2008, at 05:04, Albert Y. C. Lai wrote:
> "Dear friends, Haskell prevents more errors and earlier." This is
> honest, relevant, good advocacy.
> "Dear friends, segfaults are type errors, not logical errors." Why
> would you indulge in this? It's even less relevant than bikeshed
Is it? when I write C I spend a lot of my time sat in gdb trying to
figure out where the error that the Haskell type system would have
caught for me is. This is *very* relevant, it's right at the bottom
line of whether I'm more productive in Haskell or in C.
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