Talk:History of Haskell/Version 2
Comments on Version 2 (11 Aug 2006) of "The History of Haskell"
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A note "(SLPJ: done)" means I have done something about the comment; thank you! I won't change the v2 Postscript, though, otherwise we'll all get confused.
(SLPJ: done) JaredUpdike 18:34, 11 August 2006 (UTC) p.36 typo "libarary" should be "library"
(SLPJ: done) EricWilligers 13:31, 14 August 2006 (UTC) Typo. page 12, column 1. "Note also that p is defined only in the second clause" => "Note also that xp is defined only in the second clause"
BerniePope 04:44, 16 August 2006 (UTC) Spelling in bibliography. Herrington -> Herington (the HUnit author).
BerniePope 04:52, 16 August 2006 (UTC) Possible contradiction. On page 5 it says "let" expressions appeared in Haskell 1.1 for the first time. Whereas, on page 20 it says: "The use of the function called "let" reflects the fact that "let" expressions were not in Haskell 1.0 (They appeared in Haskell 1.2)."
BerniePope 08:09, 16 August 2006 (UTC) Minor quibble. On page 42 it says that Mercury was influenced by Haskell in a number of ways, including its "syntax". I think that connection is tenuous at best. Indeed, the following web page makes a point of the fact that Haskell's and Mecury's syntaxes are different: Comparing Mercury with Haskell