[plt-scheme] Re: Scheme sources readability

From: kbohdan at mail.ru (kbohdan at mail.ru)
Date: Mon Sep 8 00:56:39 EDT 2008

Richard Cleis wrote:
>> Without pattern catalogue i can see the only way to become good scheme 
>> programmer : traverse tons of web links and articles without any idea 
>> what is good in practice and what is just mathematic experiment.
>> And that is what i'm currenly doing :)
> What have you found that is not good in practice?  How was it merely a 
> mathematical experiment?

Many things.
  For example famous "amb" from SICP. It looks great, but i haven't seen
something like this is used in practice.
  Other example are monads which look great and promising, but people 
say that in scheme they are "not big fun".


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