[Haskell-cafe] Learn you
amindfv at gmail.com
Sun May 6 07:58:58 CEST 2012
On May 3, 2012 8:40 PM, "wren ng thornton" <wren at freegeek.org> wrote:
> 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.
FWIW, I loved the tone of those books, and I think it helps many people
learn the material. It's nice to have a little reminder every once in a
while: "good job! Now go take a break; make some cookies - here's a recipe"
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