[Haskell-cafe] Guy Steele's Praise For Haskell @ Strange Loop Keynote

caseyh at istar.ca caseyh at istar.ca
Sun Jan 16 23:01:54 CET 2011

Quoting Brandon S Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu>:

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> On 1/15/11 18:15 , Warren Henning wrote:
>> MATLAB, LabVIEW, Fortran, Java, C, and non-OO C++/random subsets of
>> C++ rule scientific programming. Unit testing is rare and sporadic. In
>> dragging scientists halfway to something new, the exotic, powerful
>> things in Haskell will have to be left behind, just as Java only has a
>> tiny fraction of what Smalltalk has had since the '80s.
>> That seems clear to me, anyway.
> Scipy seems to be doing a decent job of throwing that into question.

Throwing which part into question?

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