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Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

Is Haskell liberal or conservative?

Steve Yegge has posted a fun article attempting to apply the liberal and conservative labels to software engineering. It is, of course, a gross oversimplification (which Yegge admits). For example, he concludes that Haskell must be “extreme conservative”, mostly pointing at its extreme emphasis on safety. This completely misses one of the best things about […]

  • August 10, 2012