[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: GotoT-transformers version 1.0

Gregory Crosswhite gcross at phys.washington.edu
Wed Sep 8 17:10:19 EDT 2010

 On 09/08/10 12:55, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Gregory Crosswhite schrieb:
>>  People want to believe that Haskell is a better language than C, but
>> how could this possibly be true when Haskell lacks the very basic "goto"
>> feature???  If the world is going to take Haskell seriously, then this
>> serious blight needs to be addressed immediately!  Thus I proud to
>> present to you the "GotoT-transformers" package which provides this
>> missing functionality and so finally makes Haskell a serious contender
>> with C.
> To be honest, when writing mutually depending functions that extensively
> rely on tail recursion optimization, this often looks a lot like GOTO
> already.

True.  I guess we should make sure that nobody tells Dijkstra about
Haskell then.  :-)


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