[Haskell-cafe] Ocaml for Haskellers tutorial

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Fri Apr 16 08:13:45 EDT 2010

Stephen Tetley wrote:

> I suspect the difference between the ML module system vs. typeclasses
> will be as important as lazy vs. strict. As a style point, Ocaml
> programmers don't seem too prone to combinator mania - so I think
> golf is a bit less popular over there.   

Both the lack of laziness and the value restriction can sometimes force
combinator definitions to be eta-expanded, which I think makes this
style of programming much less attractive.



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