[Haskell-cafe] The best way to call Java from Haskell?

Janis Voigtländer jv at informatik.uni-bonn.de
Wed Oct 12 09:25:01 CEST 2011

Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> writes:
>Jerzy Karczmarczuk<jerzy.karczmarczuk at unicaen.fr> writes:
>> Don't worry, my friend. Haskell is lazy, so there is no problem in
>> "handling" those infinite modules. It will just take you an infinite
>> amount of time before you get any money from such a work. But this is
>> a general problem elsewhere as well.
> I guess you must be thinking of Haskell being increasingly used in
> banks?  It must have been some bank manager who, after hiring one too
> many Haskell programmers, invented a scheme that would generate an
> infinite amount of money.  He didn't realize before it was too late that
> the actual value of the scheme would be bottom...

See also: http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Humor/Enron

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Janis Voigtländer
mailto:jv at iai.uni-bonn.de

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