[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.

Sebastian Sylvan sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 17:27:45 EDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 8:32 AM, Andrew Coppin
<andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>wrote:
> (Mr C++ argues that homo sapiens fundamentally think in an imperative way,
> and therefore functional programming in general will never be popular. We
> shall see...)

You could use the same argument against, say, utensils. Being "natural" or
"intuitive" is a 100% irrelevant metric for any tool. What matters is if
it's effective or not.

Sebastian Sylvan
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