Haskell Matrix Library...

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Jun 10 07:51:11 EDT 2005

On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Henning Thielemann wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Jun 2005, Keean Schupke wrote:
> > I think people misunderstood this quote... The idea is that you may
> > devote a lot of time to developing the 'Best' solution to
> > a problem, but never get to use the solution (because it took so long to
> > get right). On the other hand you can develop a 'good'
> > solution much quicker, and have time to use it. I guess it is a
> > rephrasing of the classic "95% is good enough" rule.
> I gave you suggestions that can be implemented immediately. They resulted
> from my bad experiences with MatLab and better experiences I made with the
> suggested approach in Modula-3. Intentionally re-implementing a bad thing
> is different from implementing something you still don't know enough
> about.

... as I also wrote, there are already at least two libraries providing
some of the functionality you need. Do we really need a new library whose
sloppy design is intended?

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