[Haskell-cafe] Re: How does one get off haskell?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 06:31:26 EDT 2010

Pete Chown <1 at 234.cx> writes:
> One thing I'm curious about is Haskell versus Python or Ruby.  Code in
> those languages is, IMO, prone to type related bugs because there is
> no compile-time checking.  On the other hand, I would expect the
> density' of the code to be similar to Haskell.  You can do a lot of
> the same things, although they support an OO programming style too.

Haven't you heard?  Enough unit tests give you almost the same security
as a good static type system at the expense of more code!

Uh, wait, why is that an advantage again? :p

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list