[Haskell-cafe] Comments from OCaml Hacker Brian Hurt

Thomas DuBuisson thomas.dubuisson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 16:59:32 EST 2009

> How does forcing them to learn proposed terminology such as `Appendable'
> help here?  Learners of Haskell do still need to learn what the new word
> means.

The contention is that 'Appendable' is an intuitive naming that people
will already have a rudimentary grasp of.  This as opposed to Monoid,
which absolutely requires looking up for the average coder.

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