Why do I prefer Clojure to Haskell?
Recorded by Eric Normand. Updated: October 15, 2019
This is an episode of The Eric Normand Podcast.
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I prefer Clojure to Haskell. It's probably mostly due to accidents of history: getting in Lisp at an earlier age, spending more time with Lisp, and only having one Haskell job. But I do have some philosophical differences with the Haskell philosophy as it relates to Haskell as an engineering tool. In this episode, I go over four of them, and try to relate them with anecdotes.