[Haskell-cafe] Cal, Clojure, Groovy, Haskell, OCaml, etc.

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Tue Sep 29 16:16:54 EDT 2009

> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 9:50 PM, Hong Yang <hyangfji at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Good libraries are not enough for a language to go beyond mere existence.
> > There must exist good documents, i.e., good tutorials, good books, and good
> > explanations and examples in the libraries, etc, that are easy for people to
> > learn and use. In my humble opinion, Haskell has a lot of libraries, but
> > most of them offer few examples of how to use the modules. In this regards,
> > Perl is much much better.
> This.  As an experienced Pythonista but a beginning Haskeller, there
> is *no way* I would have been able to wrap my head around the basics
> of Haskell without the tutorage of Learn You A Haskell, Real World
> Haskell, and various smaller tutorials scattered around the Haskell
> wiki — but I still find the array of libraries confusing (just what
> comes with GHC — I'm not even talking about Hackage here), since the

What comes with GHC is the Haskell Platform these days.
Actually, the other way around. GHC comes with the Haskell Platform.


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-- Don

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