June 22, 2011

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 187

Welcome to issue 187 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. This release covers the week of June 12 to 18, 2011.


Ian Lynagh announced a new patchlevel release of GHC (7.0.4). "This release contains a handful of bugfixes relative to 7.0.3, so we recommend upgrading."

Nicolas Wu released the third instance fo Haskell Parallel Digest. Many thanks to Nick and Eric for putting this together.

Jeroen Janssen invited us to the 8th Ghent Functional Programming Group Meeting, to be held on Thursday, the 30th of June, in the Technicum building of Ghent University.

Quotes of the Week

  • monochrom: if I were dying to learn covariance, I would not be looking for entertainment, like, I'm dying, I only have 5 minutes to learn covariance, thank you very much
  • hpc: the categorical dual of a hippomorphism should be a giraffomorphism
  • ksf: but, as, maybe indeed or not apparently, english, in, or especially in, punctuation matters is an utter mess.
  • 00:56:03 <benmachine> @faq can haskell tell if I am lagging [...] 00:57:18 <lambdabot> The answer is: Yes! Haskell can do that.

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

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