[Haskell-cafe] Interesting Thread on OO Usefulness (scala mailing list)

Luke Palmer lrpalmer at gmail.com
Mon May 4 08:58:52 EDT 2009

ML functors seem the ideal tool for this task.  People have shown how you
can emulate them with typeclasses, but it won't necessarily be pretty...

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Paolo Losi <paolo.losi at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm following an interesting thread on the scala mailing list:
> http://www.nabble.com/-scala--usefulness-of-OOP-td23268250.html
> Martin Odersky advocates the OO features of the scala language
> proposing an interesting problem where the OO approach seams
> valuable.
> I would be very much interested in seeing an Haskell solution
> to that problem. Any haskell guru want to take a stub at it
> or give an opinion from a pure FP point of view?
> Thanks
> Paolo
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