March 15, 2012

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 218

Welcome to issue 218 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue cover the weeks of February 26 to March 10, 2012.

Quotes of the Week

  • monochrom: shapr is not "normal". he got a decent job, then went to school.
  • quicksilver: typeclasses are absolutely not sugar for a record of functions
    quicksilver: they're unsugar.
    quicksilver: they're a benighted bitter poison.
  • edwardk: i'm not willing to give up orders of magnitude worth of performance to get a bad hack
    edwardk: if you want that, go code in scheme
  • (on pointless black magic)
    mgsloan: welcome to excessively pointless plumbing operators :)
    byorgey: mgsloan: that's... terrifying
    DanBurton: you should put it on hackage
  • cheater_: maybe you should try /part since we're talking about perfect-world situations
  • edwardk: i used to be a huge proponent of unicode syntax everywhere, then i used agda ;)
  • cmccann: free advice is, of course, any advice which satisfies the properties expected given the definition of "advice", but nothing further ;]
  • shachaf: "magic" is just another word for "primitive"
  • dylukes: I'm getting way more acquainted with the GHC build system than I'd like to be.
  • JoeyA: Inform7 is a programming language.
    A programming language tells a computer what to do.
    The computer is in a room.
    You are facing West.
  • mauke: sorry, the current time is not a constant
    lukish: It's a pity
  • dfletcher: > ((++" Batman!") . take 48 . cycle . show) (0/0)

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Would you mind syndicating your blog into planet-haskell? I think your HWN posts are relevant there. Thanks for these by the way...