[Haskell-cafe] Learn you

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Fri May 4 02:40:08 CEST 2012

On 5/3/12 1:26 AM, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> The Little Lisper (and the other books
> like The Little Schemer and The Seasoned Schemer) are
> presumably meant to be funny, but to me come across as
> offensively patronising

Tis a pity. I know the authors and they certainly didn't mean it to be 
patronizing. I wouldn't say funny was the goal either, just cute perhaps.

> Now if the Japanese title were *perfect* Japanese,
> that *would* be funny, because it would be a case
> of a good translation being a bad translation.

Looks like perfect Japanese to me :)

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