[Haskell-cafe] transcoding - Haskell?!

Joachim Durchholz jo at durchholz.org
Sun Jun 14 09:51:20 UTC 2020

Am 12.06.20 um 21:51 schrieb Henning Thielemann:
> On Fri, 12 Jun 2020, Gregory Guthrie wrote:
>> I think it would choke on Haskell code!
>> Haskell has so many language extensions and pragmas, and people use 
>> many local extensions with monads to basically create DIY DSL’s – that 
>> the code becomes very dense and context specific.
> It could have its use to convert legacy code in legacy languages to 
> shiny new Haskell code. :-)

Well, the AI would have to know what "shiny" code is.
Otherwise, you'll just get a C++/VB/Cobol program written in Haskell.

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