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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork
Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2004 17:39:43 +0100
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On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 09:02:33AM -0700, Robert Anderson wrote:
> I think the intended meaning is "potential for easy discovery and 
> convenient use of abstraction," not that it is in some mathematical 
> sense there or not.  In which case notation is paramount.

"We have to make the common case difficult so that the obscure case is
easier"? I don't buy that.

Besides, Haskell belies it, having no such problems. Template Haskell
implements scheme-style macros, in case you should encounter one of
those rare occasions where you have some use for them - and it does it
while maintaining strict compile-time Hindley/Milner type checking.

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