[Haskell-cafe] Re: "Haskell is a scripting language inspired by Python."

Alexander Solla ajs at 2piix.com
Thu Nov 4 16:06:35 EDT 2010

On Nov 4, 2010, at 9:51 AM, Stephen Tetley wrote:

> Without interviewing the people concerned its probably impossible to
> actually find out what influenced what - even though list
> comprehensions have a long history the designers of Python might have
> only seen them in Haskell so Python could well have "got" them from
> Haskell.

The Python people have explicitly said they got the idea and syntax  
from Haskell.

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