[Haskell-cafe] Re: What I wish someone had told me...
dmehrtash at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 03:03:30 EDT 2008
The best analogy I have found on Monads (written for Scala) is the one that
compared them to Elephants. The author was referring the the blind men and
elephant story: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blind_Men_and_an_Elephant
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 6:40 PM, Derek Elkins <derek.a.elkins at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 08:16 -0700, David Leimbach wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 8:08 AM, John Lato <jwlato at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'd like to thank everyone who replied to my OP, and also
> > perhaps
> > clarify one point. I wasn't trying to be argumentative or
> > negative
> > about any work people have done to make Haskell approachable
> > for OO
> > programmers (or any other programmers, for that matter). I
> > simply
> > wanted to know what others thought about one item that was
> > misleading
> > to me in particular, and to see if others either agreed with
> > me or had
> > similar experiences.
> > That being said, I know that it's a great deal of work to put
> > together
> > a useful tutorial, and I appreciate every one I read.
> > Especially the
> > monad tutorials, of which it took a half dozen before I got
> > it.
> > I've read a lot of the Monad tutorials, and I feel like I only get "most
> of it" to be 100% honest.
> Maybe the problem isn't you, but what you are reading...
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