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

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Sun Jul 8 11:59:39 EDT 2007

On Sat, Jul 07, 2007 at 05:18:28PM -0500, Grant Rettke wrote:
> I'm still reading up on what is so great about monads. It concerns me
> when loads of folks say that "It is too complicated, don't worry about
> it, just know that it is pure and that they work." I know someone
> understands, I just haven't found that someone writing up a concise
> explanation yet. There is the awkward squad paper on my list, of
> course.

I'm convinced that monads are really simple, but I have yet to see an 
explanation that is simple.

-- hendrik

Posted on the users mailing list.