[Haskell-cafe] PEP622

Jaro Reinders jaro.reinders at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 17:30:23 UTC 2020

Wikipedia lists Algol68 as the first language to support tagged unions:

On 6/28/20 6:22 PM, Donn Cave wrote:
> quoth Olaf Klinke <olf at aatal-apotheke.de>
>> I just want to say a big thank you to the Haskell creators for giving
>> us a tool to efficiently write real world code (as it is called above).
>> [1] https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0622/#rationale-and-goals
> And if I understand that you mean the variants and pattern matching,
> another big thank you to the creators of ML in the '70s.  Was that the
> origin of anything recognizable as variant types?
> 	Donn
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