[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.

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 09:36:40 EDT 2009

I really doubt people tend to think in either way. It's not even sure our
thinking can be modeled with computing no?
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Jochem Berndsen <jochem at functor.nl> wrote:

> 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
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