July 21, 2011

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 191

Welcome to issue 191 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in the Haskell community. This release covers the week of July 10 to 16, 2011.


Brent Yorgey put out a call for articles for the next Monad.Reader, which will be focused on parallelism and concurrency.

Quotes of the Week

  • PenguinOfDoom: Being enlightened gentlemen, we split all programming languages into two groups, sucks and doesn't-suck and put all of them into the first group.
  • cmccann: beta reducing the chainsaws can be tricky
  • kmc: edwardk measures API lifetime in hours
  • _Ray_: the difference in mathematical/CS knowledge of the average haskeller, and the average PHPer, is likely similar to that of the average PHPer and a banana
  • quicksilver: [on LYAH] by the time I read it I knew everything it was trying to teach, so I just thought "Yay! Cute caterpillar".
  • edwardk: shapr is the only person i know of who just decides to drive across the country with a car full of machetes
  • copumpkin is now known as contrapumpkin. contrapumpkin is now known as yoda. yoda is now known as coyoda.
    • Eduard_Munteanu: Yonoda
    • coedwardk: i keep reading coyoda as coyoneda
    • monochrom: I read it as toyota
    • Eduard_Munteanu: Mmm, the monad is strong in this one...
    • monochrom: rumours actually say that it should be toyoda but the japaneses want it easier on americans, so toyota

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Daniel Santa Cruz

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