[Haskell-cafe] Re: Data constructors versus types

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Thu Jan 17 12:07:56 EST 2008

Anton van Straaten <anton at appsolutions.com> wrote:

> gwern0 at gmail.com wrote:
> > On 2008.01.17 00:58:19 +0100, jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
> > scribbled 0.9K characters:
> >> Achim Schneider writes:
> >>> Lisp is actually not really meant to be compiled, but
> >>> interpreted. 
> ...
> >> Would you mind stopping to spread dubious truths?
> ...
> > I don't think it's a dubious truth. 
> It's about as accurate as saying "Television is actually not really 
> meant to be color, but black and white".
Yes, that about fits... the chroma data still has only half the
resolution of luminosity.

In fact, it wasn't even meant to be a programming language, just a

But still, I should have written "was meant" not "is meant".

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