[Haskell-cafe] Interesting new user perspective

Martin DeMello martindemello at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 17:43:53 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 2:31 PM, Jonathan Cast
<jonathanccast at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 17:13 -0400, Steve Schafer wrote:
>> On Fri, 10 Oct 2008 11:05:43 -0700, Jonathan Cast wrote:
>> >No reason not to expose newcomers to Haskell to the thing it does best.
>> This is precisely why newcomers flounder.
> Newcomers flounder because they expect to keep programming the same way
> they always have.  They should be (and *are*) taught better ways of
> doing things.

is a brilliant example of a common workaday problem found in other
languages, and solved elegantly in Haskell


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