May 16, 2012

Haskell Weekly News: Issue 227

Welcome to issue 227 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the week of May 6 to 12, 2012.


Doaitse Swierstra reminded us about the Summer School on Applied Functional Programming, at Utrech University. Hurry to check it out, as the deadline for registration is May 20th!

Janis Voigtländer announced the release of the 22nd edition of the Haskell Communities and Activities Report.

Quotes of the Week

  • dcoutts: (on #darcs): "[on github:] it's like the facebook of source repos"
  • dmwit: "Functional programming" is a technical term that means more than just what the two words mean separately.
  • Axman6: "GHC Warning: Did you see that in an OOP textbook? You probably don't want to be doing that"
  • StevenKaas: Haskell's Wager: what if infinite lists can suffer infinitely even when lazily evaluated?
  • quicksilver: "Patent covering a device for emitting greetings to the world community as a whole in computer-readable format" (US Patent no 1787528391)

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Until next time,
Daniel Santa Cruz

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