[Haskell-cafe] Re: "GADT" rhymes with "cat"

Anton van Straaten anton at appsolutions.com
Mon Mar 17 01:28:03 EDT 2008

Emir Pasalic wrote:
> And is the plural 'gatte'? :)


Many a sports fan backing the wrong team at the wrong time has been told 
something like "Ons het julle gatte lekker geskop", which is Afrikaans 
for "We kicked your asses good".

> On Mar 16, 2008, at 11:18 PM, Anton van Straaten wrote:
>> Ashley Yakeley wrote:
>>> Anton van Straaten wrote:
>>>> Those who believe that GADTs are unnecessary might appreciate the 
>>>> guttural pronunciation of "gat": which is something like "chut" 
>>>> where the "ch" is similar to that in "loch", and for good measure, 
>>>> it rhymes with "slut" (at least in Afrikaans).  It lends itself well 
>>>> to being uttered contemptuously.
>>> Who thinks GADTs are unnecessary, and why?
>> I was thinking of this:
>>  http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/2692
>> and this:
>>  http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.general/14764
>> These links may give some clues as to "who", but I wasn't really 
>> thinking of anyone in particular.
>> Anton
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