[Haskell-cafe] How do people still not understand what FP is about? What are we doing wrong?

john melesky list at phaedrusdeinus.org
Mon Jun 18 22:43:10 CEST 2012

On Tue, Jun 19, 2012 at 05:59:57AM +1000, Ben Kolera wrote:
> Saw this float by in twitter, and it made me a bit sad. Obviously
> this is still a large misunderstanding of FP in the larger
> programming community and it make me wonder what we FP enthusiasts
> are doing wrong to not get the message out to people.
> "Programming languages that require random senseless voodoo to get
> an effect are awesome. Let's make programming hard through poor
> design." [1]

If you click through and look at his later tweets, it's clear he's
talking about Objective-C.

Unless you're suggesting Objective-C is the language of FP
enthusiasts, i think it's safe to say you heard him out of context. :)


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