[racket] set!: eval-ing to lvalues

From: Sean Kanaley (skanaley at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Apr 23 17:31:16 EDT 2014

It appears I have subconsciously plagiarized something I must've read a
long time ago?  Well I'm citing that blog then.

On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:04 PM, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca>wrote:

> Stephen Chang wrote:
>  Reminds me of this:
>> http://james-iry.blogspot.com/2009/05/brief-incomplete-and-
>> mostly-wrong.html
>> 1990 - A committee formed by Simon Peyton-Jones, Paul Hudak, Philip
>> Wadler, Ashton Kutcher, and People for the Ethical Treatment of
>> Animals creates Haskell, a pure, non-strict, functional language.
>> Haskell gets some resistance due to the complexity of using monads to
>> control side effects. Wadler tries to appease critics by explaining
>> that "a monad is a monoid in the category of endofunctors, what's the
>> problem?"
> Philip Wadler retro-legitimized this quote by saying it during a panel
> discussion at the Haskell Symposium 2013 (affiliated with ICFP), which made
> my whole month. --PR
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