[Haskell-cafe] Re: the problem of design by negation

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Mon May 25 20:23:25 EDT 2009

Michael Mossey <mpm at alumni.caltech.edu> wrote:

> Based on a previous reply, I think some people think this sounds like
> vapid cheerleading, but I think you would agree with me that life
> (and software) always offers more possibilities when we engage our
> imagination with hope and energy, not giving up too soon, being
> willing to sit with problems for a time without a definite conclusion.
With the burden that this behaviour and state of mind is a result of a
foundational state of mind: Merely practising the symptoms is even less
effective than being a grouch.

So, yes, I _do_ think that it sounds like vapid cheerleading ;)

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