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Is Haskell's type system formally equivalent to Java's?

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What is the difference between a Future and a Promise?

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Why does Haskell have built-in "if/then/else" instead of defining it as a simple library function?

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does haskell have dependent types?

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Why does Scala require functions to have explicit return type?

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"Everything is a Map", am I doing this right?

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Devising test of Haskell's value/reference semantics

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What is the advantage of currying?

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Why have a wrapper constructor when storing a function in a data type?

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How does persistence fit into a purely functional language?

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Is Haskell function composition an instance of pipe & filter architectural pattern

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Any Practical Alternative to the Signals + Slots model for GUI Programming?

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Is it safe in Haskell to save a data structure to a file using "show", and retrieve it using "read"?

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Which statically typed languages support intersection types for function return values?

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Decreasing vars in Scala programs

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How do you handle specific networking exceptions in Haskell?

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Are there programming languages that allow you to do set arithmetic on types?

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What's the proper term for a function inverse to a constructor - to unwrap a value from a data type?

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What's the proper way of dealing with a global file path?

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Why must essential mutable derived data have an inverse function?

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What is the difference between dependent typing and contracts?