[Haskell-cafe] Has anybody translated Douglas Hofstadter's Scientific American articles introducting Scheme to a general audience into Haskell?

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 08:46:00 EST 2010

On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 1:04 AM, Benjamin L. Russell
<DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com> wrote:
> There is an interesting, if somewhat dated, suggestion on "Lambda the
> Ultimate" (see http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/1748) that "someone
> translate Doug Hofstadter's Scientific American columns introducing
> Scheme to a general audience into Haskell."
> (I came across this link while adding full titles and links to the
> HaskellWiki "Books and tutorials" page (see
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Books_and_tutorials), where I clicked
> on the link to "Tutorials" (see
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Tutorials), which contained a link to
> a "Haskell vs. Scheme" (see http://www.reddit.com/r/programming/tb/nq1k)
> article, which described the post containing the suggestion.)
> According to a comment by Ehud Lamm (see
> http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/1748#comment-21292) on the above
> post, the columns are in Hoftstadter's book _Metamagical Themas:
> Questing For The Essence Of Mind And Pattern_ [1] (see
> http://www.amazon.com/Metamagical-Themas-Questing-Essence-Pattern/dp/0465045669).
> Has anybody translated Hofstadter's articles from Scheme into Haskell?
> -- Benjamin L. Russell

I have scans of the column and have meant to translate them; but you
know how it is...


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