[Haskell-cafe] Elevator pitch for functional programming

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed Jan 21 13:25:30 EST 2009

Jim Burton wrote:
> Parallelism! Something based on dons' blog
> http://cgi.cse.unsw.edu.au/~dons/blog/2007/11/29#smoking-4core will be a
> good start.


Ever tried to do anything like this in Java?

Even Smalltalk makes it relatively hard compared to Haskell's 
parallelism primitives. (I do *mean* parallelism, not concurrency - 
although Haskell does that pretty damned impressively too...)

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