[plt-scheme] Common history among streams, continuations, and monads?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Jul 8 20:55:31 EDT 2007

On Jul 8, 2007, at 8:43 PM, Anton van Straaten wrote:

> Matthias Felleisen wrote:
>> Reading about monads just via Scheme macros won't do them justice.
> True, but such reading (and more importantly, experimenting with  
> code) can provide an introduction to the core workings of monads-as- 
> programming-construct that's directly accessible to someone already  
> familiar with Scheme.
> Of course, first educating oneself in category theory may be a  
> superior approach, for someone willing to make that investment.

As I wrote at the bottom of my message: life is an investment and  
investment theory serves you well here. 

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