[Haskell-cafe] Re: Paper draft: "Denotational design with type class morphisms"

Robin Green greenrd at greenrd.org
Fri Feb 20 09:38:30 EST 2009

On Fri, 20 Feb 2009 15:17:14 +0100
Achim Schneider <barsoap at web.de> wrote:

> Conal Elliott <conal at conal.net> wrote:
> > DRAFT version ___ comments please
> >
> Conal, please, PLEASE, never, EVER again use the word "meaning" if you
> actually mean "denotation". It confuses the hell out of me, especially
> the (I guess unintended) connotation that you analyse the meaning of a
> particular instance's existence on a cosmic scale. 

It shouldn't confuse you. Using "means" for "denotes", and likewise
"meaning" for "denotation", is correct English, and very common usage


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