[Haskell-cafe] What is a number. (Was: Num instances
for 2-dimensional types)
Anton van Straaten
anton at appsolutions.com
Mon Oct 5 12:11:33 EDT 2009
jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr wrote:
> American people will call it a discussion about "semantics", and
> we, European will not understand why this word is used in a pejorative
"Semantics" *should* be a pejorative word unless it refers to something
formally specified, and preferably executable or machine-checkable.
Those subtle Contintental critics of informal semantics, namely Derrida,
Irigaray, et al, showed us why.
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