[Haskell-cafe] Model beverage

Olaf Klinke olf at aatal-apotheke.de
Sat Apr 2 15:55:44 UTC 2022

> Hi List,
> I came to Haskell from Java. At the beginning I was trying to map
> traditional notions of mainstream languages onto the FP world as “How to
> replace inheritance and late binding?”, etc.
> If Java developers drink coffee, then what is the model beverage for
> haskellers?
> “Psyllium Husk” fits the role, because besides phonetic similarities, the
> beverage is lazy (the recipe is simple - mix powder with water) and
> immutable (goes through the intestinal tract largely unaltered). Plus it is
> far off mainstream.
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Daniil Iaitskov

Absinthe comes to mind. It is very potent, popular among philosophersbut drives you crazy if consumed regularly, in large quantities. 


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