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by tWoolie
Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:47 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1312: "Haskell"
Replies: 70
Views: 21524

Re: 1312: "Haskell"

Haskell really is an amazing language, but it gets a lot of (undeserved) shit for being hard to learn, being too mathematical/theoretical, impractical. These may have been true criticisms 5 years ago, but the language has evolved into an incredibly productive standard since then ( Haskell2010 , Hask...
by tWoolie
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:36 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1312: "Haskell"
Replies: 70
Views: 21524

Re: 1312: Haskel

I think that this comic is a bit of an inside joke, since xkcd uses a fair bit of Haskell internally. source: http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/uved7/waldo_the_haskell_powered_codebase_behind_xkcds/ Many parts of xkcd are implemented with Haskell. A short list includes: ⋅ dynamic.xk...
by tWoolie
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:03 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107330
Views: 51397744

Re: 1190: "Time"

Haskell is a "pure" functional language, and it's known for being very purist and functional but not very usable and very rarely deployed in a commercial application. Haskell is a very usable language. People write all kinds of useful programs in it every day. ⋅  The Haxl projec...
by tWoolie
Wed Jun 06, 2012 5:14 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1061: "EST"
Replies: 128
Views: 45000

Re: 1061: "EST"

Has anyone made a python library for this yet?
by tWoolie
Mon Feb 18, 2008 7:04 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0385: "How It Works"
Replies: 830
Views: 150953

Re: "How It Works" Discussion

Sausage Smuggler? how does that mean homosexual? i mean i've heard of speedos being called budgie smugglers but...

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