[Haskell-cafe] Monad of no `return` Proposal (MRP): Moving `return` out of `Monad`

Tony Morris tonymorris at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 08:52:19 UTC 2015

Many of my students are distracted by this too. This is why it is turned
off and a practical type-class hierarchy is used to demonstrate concepts.

As for use in production, it's been used for coming up to 10 years. I
will wait.

On 08/10/15 18:21, Mario Lang wrote:
> José Manuel Calderón Trilla <jmct at jmct.cc> writes:
>> Many of us here learned from those texts or those courses. It's easy online
>> to say that materials being out of date isn't a big deal, but it can turn
>> people off the language when the code they paste into ghci doesn't
>> work.
> FWIW, I am a newbie, and currently learning a lot from the web.
> I've had a different feeling.  Whenever I read something like "This is
> historical, and should have been fixed, but isn't yet", it were these
> sentences that almost turned me off the language, because I had a
> feeling that there is some stagnation going on.
> From the POV of a newbie, I am all for fixing historical hickups.
> However, I realize that I have different priorities compared to
> long-time users and people needing to maintain a lot of existing code.
> Just my 0.01€

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