[Haskell-cafe] Are you a Haskell expert? [How easy is it to hire Haskell programmers]

Mihai Maruseac mihai.maruseac at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 05:38:31 EDT 2010

On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 12:30 PM, Chris BROWN <chrisb at cs.st-andrews.ac.uk> wrote:
>> So hsc2hs is related to writing C bindings? Well, that'll be why I've
>> never heard of it then; I don't understand C. (Nor do I particularly
>> want to... I chose Haskell.)
>> Besides, why in the world do Haskell libraries have to involve C? I've
>> written and released several libraries on Hackage, none of which are in
>> any way related to C. Not every library is just a C binding, you know...
> I completely agree with this. Even in implementing something as complex as a refactoring tool we never once needed to touch C. (nor Applicative, for that matter :) )...

As a matter of fact, all of my Haskell codes didn't even touch monads.
I always tried to write code as simple as possible and as
understandable as possible (mainly for teaching purposes) and not as
optimized as possible.


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