I've come to understand that long before Haskell, O'Caml or LISP, higher order functions were an academic research subject and in mathematics, Schönfinkel (in 1967) and Haskell Curry (in 1968) already ...
The Clean language uses uniqueness types to handle I/O in a purely functional setting. Why did the Haskell committee go with monads instead? Were there other proposals for handling state that the ...
I've been messing around with functional programming languages for a few years, and I keep encountering this phrase. For example, it is a chapter of "The Little Schemer, which certainly predates the ...