What is the best usage of haskell in terms of build-in capabilities or external libraries?
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Wed Dec 19 11:43:05 CET 2012
On Tue, 18 Dec 2012, Peng Yu wrote:
> After reading some wiki pages of haskell, it is not clear to what area
> haskell is really good for. One strong point seems to be a testbed for
> trying new languages. But this seems to be the case for other
> functional languages as well.
> Is there an application area in which haskell is much stronger than
> other different languages?
Difficult to say, since Haskell wants to be a general purpose language.
Haskell is strong in writing correct software. Thus you might phrase it
like: Haskell is strong in applications where correctness counts.
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