[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell and scripting

Ivan Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Wed May 5 20:24:45 EDT 2010

On 6 May 2010 08:25, Gregory Crosswhite <gcross at phys.washington.edu> wrote:
> On May 5, 2010, at 3:09 PM, Daniel Fischer wrote:
>> Learning Lisp dialects is much harder (to a large part because of the
>> parentheses, which makes them near impossible to parse).
> On the contrary, the whole point of parentheses is that it makes Lisp *easier* to parse... for computers.  :-)

With the added advantage of making it easier for text editors to do
automatic indentation properly for precisely the same reason (this is
probably the only flaw with Haskell's indentation-centric coding

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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