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February 10, 2021

Given what I just said, we Haskellers have a lot of hubris. Each time you say “if it compiles it works,” a thunk dies and collapses into a blackhole. We’ve got plenty of messes in Haskell that don’t sufficiently protect us from ourselves. The compiler can only do as good a job as our coding standards and our libraries allow. — Haskell: The Bad Parts, part 2