[Haskell] Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 111 - March 28, 2009

ajb at spamcop.net ajb at spamcop.net
Sat Mar 28 20:45:26 EDT 2009

G'day all.

Quoting Krzysztof Skrzętnicki <gtener at gmail.com>:

> This paper from 1994:
> http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=
> begins point 1.1 with exactly that sentence. It doesn't seem to be
> quoted there, so one can assume this is the original source of that
> sentence. I'm not sure dough.

I always it was a resynthesised version of this:

     "Procedure calls are, from a theoretical point of view, glorified
     GOTO statements."
         -- Guy Steele, "Lambda: The Ultimate GOTO"

Andrew Bromage

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