[Haskell-cafe] On finding the right exposition

Douglas McIlroy douglas.mcilroy at dartmouth.edu
Tue Oct 5 15:59:25 UTC 2021

>> Aside: to this day, that sort of ad-hoc syntax makes me gag. K&R should be
> publicly flogged on a regular basis.

> And for so many other reasons, too, like mandating a preprocessor (with
> a complex, operationally defined semantics) simply because they couldn't
> be bothered to design a (simple, 1st order) module system.

Manners,  please. Such immoderate words have no place on this mailing list.


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