[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why purely in haskell?

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Mon Jan 14 22:09:56 EST 2008

jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr wrote:

> Achim Schneider writes: 
> > jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr wrote: 
> > 
> >> When math says that something is undefined, in my little brain I
> >> understand that there is no answer. 
> > Math doesn't say that something is undefined, but tells you that you
> > did something that's illegal, i.e. impossible, in the system you're
> > working with.
> Yeah, sure. 
> Thanks God, we have on this list a fellow who gets direct telephone
> calls from her Majesty the Queen Mathematics. And knows better.
> Go tell to all people who use the word 'undefined' in math that they
> are stupid. At least, more stupid than you. 
That's funny, you just proved that I am more stupid than myself, as I
use the term. For things that are illegal or impossible in the system
I'm working with. It's not that I posted it because I didn't agree
with what you said.

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