[Haskell-cafe] can Haskell do everyting as we want?

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Aug 4 16:21:08 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 3:37 AM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <
ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Marc Weber <marco-oweber at gmx.de> writes:
> > Hi Qi,
> >
> > have a look at brainfuck language. Its turing complete as Python,
> Haskell, etc
> > are. Then you'll learn that the quesntion "Can I do everything possible"
> > is not at all important. You have to ask instead:  Can I complete my
> > task in reasonable time and with reasonable runtime performance etc.
> And in a way that makes the code maintainable.
> >   For most use cases Haskell is a good choice - the only real things
> > I'm missing are
> > - nice stack traces
> > - completion support - because I find it relaxing not having to looking
> >   all names. This could be fixed to some extend though..
> If you mean whilst writing your code, this is an editor issue (I believe
> scion aims to help writing cross-editor utilities for things like
> this).  ghci also has tab-completion, and ghc-mod provides such
> functionality in Emacs.

Is scion still being developed?  I have the impression it's dead now. Really
a shame, I think it has a good solid design and just needs work/polish.

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