[Haskell-cafe] Why Haskell is beautiful to the novice
Alberto G. Corona
agocorona at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 08:49:57 UTC 2015
COBOL is verbose but at least it is easy to understand. but the current
practices in enterprise java programming make legacy Java code verbose,
complicated, low level and impossible to understand without profuse
documentation, diagrams, web references etc. That documentation will
disappear sooner or latter...
2015-09-01 10:40 GMT+02:00 Miguel Mitrofanov <miguelimo38 at yandex.ru>:
> 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>
> >> 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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