[Haskell-cafe] representing spreadsheets

Tillmann Rendel rendel at informatik.uni-marburg.de
Fri May 27 21:33:21 CEST 2011


Eric Rasmussen wrote:
> The spreadsheet analogy isn't too literal as I'll be using this for data
> with a more regular structure. For instance, one grid might have 3 columns
> where every item in column one is a CellStr, every item in column two a
> CellStr, and every item in column 3 a CellDbl, but within a given grid there
> won't be surprise rows with extra columns or columns that contain some cell
> strings, some cell ints, etc.

Sounds more like a database than like a spreadsheet.


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