[Haskell-cafe] SIGPLAN Programming Languages Software Award

Stephen Tetley stephen.tetley at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 12:57:04 CEST 2011

On 9 June 2011 09:02, Yves Parès <limestrael at gmail.com> wrote:
> Were templates an original feature of C++ or did they appear in a revision
> of the langage ?
> Because C++ appeared in 1982 and Haskell in 1990.

Templates were a later addition to C++. There is a strong tradition of
generics in OO and related languages that seems rather unrelated to
typed functional programming - ADA, Eiffel and particularly CLU.

Congratulations to the Simon's of course, kudos _and_ escudos from the ACM!

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