[Haskell-cafe] Haskell as a religion

Brad Larsen brad.larsen at gmail.com
Thu Dec 18 11:34:21 EST 2008

On Thu, 18 Dec 2008 11:27:14 -0500, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:

> On 2008 Dec 18, at 9:13, John Goerzen wrote:
>> Some ideas in Haskell are easy to integrate into other languages: see
>> list comprehensions in Python.  I don't see Perl picking up pervasive
>> laziness anytime soon, nor Python compile-time type inference.
> I think perl6 is specced with pervasive laziness, although I'm not
> sure it's actually implemented anywhere.

I'm not sure about pervasive, but I read somewhere that Perl 6's lists are head-strict, tail-lazy by default...

Brad Larsen

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