[Haskell-cafe] Re: "Haskell is a scripting language inspired by
lennart at augustsson.net
Thu Nov 4 18:30:52 EDT 2010
KRC, Miranda, and LML all predate Haskell and have list comprehensions.
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 3:16 PM, Jonathan Geddes
<geddes.jonathan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regardless of which languages got which features for which other
> languages, Haskell is surely NOT a "scripting language inspired by
> Also, it was my understanding that Python got list comprehensions
> straight from Haskell. Unless, of course, some of the pre-Haskells
> also had this feature.
> Haskell: [f x | x <- xs, x <= 15]
> Python: [f(x) for x in xs if x <= 15]
> The Python version reads the way I would speak the Haskell one if I
> were reading code aloud, though I might say "such that" rather than
> --Jonathan Geddes
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 6:05 AM, Stephen Tetley <stephen.tetley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4 November 2010 12:03, Stephen Tetley <stephen.tetley at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Python is approximately as old as Python and most likely got
>>> indentation from ABC.
>> Apologies that should read - "as old as Haskell"
>> Obviously IDSWIM - (I _don't_ say what I mean).
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