[Haskell-cafe] Comments from OCaml Hacker Brian Hurt

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Thu Jan 15 11:49:48 EST 2009

I won't deny that Haskell has a large number of unfamiliar term if
you've only seen Java before.
But I don't think that giving them all happy fuzzy names will help
people in the long run.

  -- Lennart

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Sittampalam, Ganesh
<ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com> wrote:
> Lennart Augustsson wrote:
>> a name that anyone can figure out with just a little effort.
> I think the problem is that all these pieces of "little effort"
> soon mount up. It's not just the cost of looking it up, but also
> of remembering it the next time and so on. It's fine when you
> only encounter the occasional unfamiliar term, but a barrage of
> them all at once can be quite disorienting.
> Ganesh
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