May 18, 2011

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 182

Welcome to issue 180 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. This release covers the week of May 8 to 14, 2011.


Eric Kow released the second edition of Parallel Haskell Digest.

Don Stewart sent in a proposal from the committee to incorporate

Lazycat Manatee has released a new version of Manatee.

Quotes of the Week

  • Richard O'Keefe: [On iterators and generators] This being Haskell, I'm expecting to see Cogenerator...
  • luqui: Haskell is a DSL for writing monad tutorials.
  • mattmight: Coq is a tool for turning ordinary programs into POPL papers.
  • kmc: most CS courses will teach you four kinds of Java
  • geheimdienst: haskell makes hard things easy and easy things a strong lax monoidal endofunctor ...
  • spoolio: Haskell programmers know the cost of nothing, the type of everything, and might know the value of a few things later.
  • catamorphism: FP is related to FP in the same way that UML is related to OOP.
  • geheimdienst: * geheimdienst will from now on use a function carpeTiem aliased to getCurrentTime
  • edwardk: [on data-accessor] However, its choice of internal representation makes me throw up in my mouth a little bit

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

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