[Haskell-cafe] funct.prog. vs logic prog., practical Haskell

Thomas ten Cate ttencate at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 14:47:47 EDT 2009

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 12:25, Petr Pudlak<deb at pudlak.name> wrote:
>    Hi all,
> I'd like to convince people at our university to pay more attention to
> functional languages, especially Haskell. Their arguments were that
>    (1) Functional programming is more academic than practical.

Which, even if it were true, is an argument *for* instead of *against*
teaching it at a university; that is what the word "academic" means,
after all...


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