[Haskell-cafe] Why Haskell is beautiful to the novice

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Tue Sep 1 08:40:02 UTC 2015

That's not very different from "being forced to use COBOL by your employer". Surely, I'll use one in this case (or quit), but it doesn't make it superior.

01.09.2015, 11:30, "Mike Meyer" <mwm at mired.org>:
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 4:12 AM M Farkas-Dyck <strake888 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 31/08/2015, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote:
>>> Of course not. There are application areas for which COBOL is clearly
>>> superior to - and hence more worthy than - Java. Or Haskell.
>> Name one.
> Maintaining ~50-year old government systems that are written in COBOL.
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