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What's a monad?
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Rui Maciel
2013-06-02 08:17:36 UTC
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Does anyone know what a monad is? If so, is it possible to provide an
example?


Thanks,
Rui Maciel
Jussi Piitulainen
2013-06-02 09:27:56 UTC
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Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is? If so, is it possible to provide
an example?
The authors of the following Wikipedia article seem to know. They give
examples and link to further material.

<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28functional_programming%29>
Rui Maciel
2013-06-02 12:33:29 UTC
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Post by Jussi Piitulainen
Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is? If so, is it possible to provide
an example?
The authors of the following Wikipedia article seem to know. They give
examples and link to further material.
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28functional_programming%29>
You've just killed the only traffic this newsgroup would have had this
month.


Rui Maciel
Jussi Piitulainen
2013-06-02 13:05:53 UTC
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Post by Rui Maciel
Post by Jussi Piitulainen
Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is? If so, is it possible to provide
an example?
The authors of the following Wikipedia article seem to know. They give
examples and link to further material.
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28functional_programming%29>
You've just killed the only traffic this newsgroup would have had
this month.
Nonsense.
M. Strobel
2013-06-02 16:44:48 UTC
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Post by Rui Maciel
Post by Jussi Piitulainen
Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is? If so, is it possible to provide
an example?
The authors of the following Wikipedia article seem to know. They give
examples and link to further material.
<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28functional_programming%29>
You've just killed the only traffic this newsgroup would have had this
month.
I would add an informal link to stackoverflow, it has been asked and answered several
times I think. You can approach monads from several sides.

/Str.
Aatu Koskensilta
2013-06-02 23:49:09 UTC
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Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is?
Many people from all walks of (formal) life do.
Post by Rui Maciel
If so, is it possible to provide an example?
Sure.
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Aatu Koskensilta (***@uta.fi)

"Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man schweigen"
- Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
M. Strobel
2013-06-03 21:08:02 UTC
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Post by Aatu Koskensilta
Post by Rui Maciel
Does anyone know what a monad is?
Many people from all walks of (formal) life do.
Post by Rui Maciel
If so, is it possible to provide an example?
Sure.
Aatu Koskensilta (***@uta.fi)

"Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man schweigen"
- Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

You must have misunderstood your lemma. Otherwise you would not have answered.

/Str.
Aatu Koskensilta
2013-06-03 22:19:02 UTC
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Post by Aatu Koskensilta
"Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man schweigen"
- Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
You must have misunderstood your lemma. Otherwise you would not have answered.
It's more of a maxim, really. In any case, I doubt old Witters had
monads in mind with it.
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Aatu Koskensilta (***@uta.fi)

"Wovon man nicht sprechen kann, darüber muss man schweigen"
- Ludwig Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
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