[Haskell-cafe] What is Haskell unsuitable for?

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 15:10:13 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 5:03 AM, Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at mega-nerd.com<mle%2Bhs at mega-nerd.com>
> > wrote:
>> "Pascal? Yeah, I used to program in that about 30 years ago".
>> I actually got that response from someone.
>> You only got it once? *Every single person* I say Haskell to hears Pascal.
> Maybe I have a speech impediment or somethings.

I must have the same impediment. We should start a support group, that, or
give in and write a compiler. To add insult to injury, I think it should be
called "Turbo Haskell".

While we're on the topic, does anyone else get funny looks when they say
> "monads"?

Sadly, yes. ;)

-Edward Kmett
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