[Haskell wikibook] Fwd: Haskell wikibook - chapter "Theseus and the
apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Sun Jul 1 07:12:46 EDT 2007
> Von: Gérard Huet <Gerard.Huet at inria.fr>
> Datum: 30. Juni 2007 14:09:23 MESZ
> An: apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
> Cc: Gérard Huet <Gerard.Huet at inria.fr>
> Betreff: Re: Haskell wikibook - chapter "Theseus and the Zipper"
> Very nice indeed.
> The analogy with Ariadne's thread is a natural one. I use myself the
> analogy with mountaineering, you are hanging from
> the top of the datastructure using the zipper as a return rope.
> After I learned of Conor Mc Bride's work, I wrote some more about
> zippers for a de Bruijn's Festschrift, see
> item 79 in my bibliography [http://yquem.inria.fr/~huet/bib.html].
> My main application of zippers so far has been for the design of the
> Zen toolkit for computational linguistics, see
> items 78,82,84,85 and site
> This toolkit was reused in Haskell by the Grammatical Framework
> linguistic platform of Aarne Ranta.
> Compliments on a nice site on functional programming. Keep up the good
> Le 30 juin 07 à 10:40, apfelmus at quantentunnel.de a écrit :
>> Dear Mr. Huet,
>> Fascinated by the zipper since reading your publication, the authors
>> of the Haskell wikibook have written a special introduction to this
>> data structure:
>> "Theseus and the Zipper".
>> starring Theseus and Ariadne. We hope you will enjoy it :)
>> All the best,
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