[Haskell-cafe] Who started 42, and when?

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Fri Feb 1 10:35:13 EST 2008

>>>>> "Phil" == Phil Molyneux <molyneux at kingston.ac.uk> writes:

    Phil> Adams was interested in computing --- I think his reaction
    Phil> to being told about functional programming was to wonder
    Phil> what non-functional programming might be.

Curiously, that was my reaction too when i first heard of the term
(from a university student who was complaining that it was too hard).
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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