[Haskell-cafe] New to Haskell: The End
reinier.lamers at phil.uu.nl
Tue Dec 18 08:33:55 EST 2007
Cristian Baboi wrote:
> Haskell strengts as I see them:
> - it is "lazy with class"
> - it is strongly typed
> - it has automatic memory management
> - it has a standard library
> - it has a compiler
> - it is available on several platforms
> - it has a community
> - it is free
> Is there anything you would like to add ?
That list describes Java right on (apart from the "lazy with class",
which sounds Larry-Wall-ish though and might as well mean Perl :-)).
Higher-order functions, purity, pattern-matching, no-nonsense syntax,
algebraic data types, ...
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