[Haskell-cafe] Haskell as a religion

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Dec 18 11:48:30 EST 2008

On 2008 Dec 18, at 11:47, Paul Moore wrote:
> 2008/12/18 Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu>:
>> 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 assumed it was implemented lazily, so that when you use it
> somewhere, the Perl 6 developers implement that part of the feature
> :-)

Lot of truth to that at the moment :)

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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