[Haskell-cafe] Comments from OCaml Hacker Brian Hurt

Ketil Malde ketil at malde.org
Fri Jan 16 15:20:33 EST 2009

Steve Schafer <steve at fenestra.com> writes:

> But if the building is a run-of-the-mill design, then the engineer
> checking it is unlikely to use anything beyond simple algebra. It's only
> in case of unusual structures and one-offs (skyscrapers, most anything
> built in Dubai these days, etc.) that engineers will really get down and
> dirty with the math.

Heh, nice analogy which I suspect many math-happy Haskell programmers
will be happy to embrace.  (Who wants to churn out run-of-the-mill
mass-market stuff from the assembly line anyway?)

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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