[Haskell-cafe] Re: Tim Sweeney (the gamer)

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Thu Jan 10 08:54:41 EST 2008

Achim Schneider <barsoap at web.de> wrote:

> The surest thing to make people switch is to make them not aware of
> it, i.e. make things look exactly like in C, with incremental updates
> of the same variable and everything, while still retaining a purely
> functional semantic under the hood.
> I guess that's why success has to be avoided at all cost.

But, still, I bet people would like to see 

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 "c <- return 1 >>= increment >> return 2"
       ^^^^^^^^ *** ^^^ ||

when they write

c = 1
c = 2

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