[Haskell-cafe] Is Haskell a Fanatic?

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Thu Dec 3 14:58:10 EST 2009

Brilliant. Just brilliant.

On 3 Dec 2009, at 22:54, Daniel Fischer wrote:

> Am Donnerstag 03 Dezember 2009 19:14:40 schrieb Stefan Holdermans:
>> John, Miguel (and others),
>>>> Don Stewart wrote, "the guarantees of purity the type system
>>>> provides are extremely
>>>> useful for verification purposes". My response to this is in
>>>> theory. This is what caught my attention initially, but the
>>>> language lacks polish and does not appear to be going in a
>>>> direction where it shows signs where it will self-correct. It may
>>>> even be beyond repair. I care about others and I don't want people
>>>> to be misled. [...]
>>> The burden of proof is on you to demonstrate that it _is_.
>> I admit it's tempting, but wouldn't you agree that, especially in  
>> this
>> case, it's better not to feed the troll?
> To feed, or not to feed: that is the question:
> Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
> The quips and ramblings of outrageous trolling,
> Or to take arms against a sea of nonsense,
> And by opposing end them?
>> Cheers,
>>   Stefan
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