[Haskell-cafe] What is Haskell unsuitable for?

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Fri Jun 18 00:44:50 EDT 2010

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:

> Andrew Coppin wrote:
> > aditya siram wrote:
> > > No argument there - I'm even afraid to stick it on my resume. At least
> > > Clojure can be snuck into the JVM without people noticing - Haskell,
> > > unfortunately, is not that shy.
> > >
> >
> > Oh, I don't know... Few companies will want you to *use* Haskell, but
> > lots of people seemed to be impressed if you say you know how to use it.
> > (Those that know WTF is actually is, anyway...)
> "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.

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

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