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

Benjamin L. Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Mar 3 20:35:19 EST 2010

Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> writes:

> 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...

Branwen contacted me in private e-mail and allowed me to download a
copy, but the copy was missing at least two pages.  Does anybody know
where I can find a complete copy?

-- Benjamin L. Russell
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