[Haskell-cafe] I read somewhere that for 90% of a wide class of computing problems, you only need 10% of the source code in Haskell, that you would in an imperative language.

Jochem Berndsen jochem at functor.nl
Wed Sep 30 07:58:40 EDT 2009

Deniz Dogan wrote:
> 2009/9/30 Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>:
>> (Mr C++ argues that homo sapiens fundamentally think in an imperative way,
>> and therefore functional programming in general will never be popular.
> Sounds more like Mr C++ fundamentally thinks in an imperative way
> because that's what he is used to.

This may or may not be true. It would be interesting to see some
research on this. Without that, I think we cannot decide either way.
Cheers, Jochem

Jochem Berndsen | jochem at functor.nl | jochem@牛在田里.com

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