[Haskell-begin] Re: New List

Vitor Cortines vjcortines at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 06:47:59 EDT 2008

I'm all for at least trying out [Haskell-beginners].
I believe it's easier to understand on first look, even for non native
English speakers.
Let's give it a shot!

On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 6:49 AM, Benjamin L. Russell <DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com>

> On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 13:49:19 +0300, "Angelos Sphyris"
> <knightofmathematics at hol.gr> wrote:
> >I believe that using beginners at haskell.org and [Haskell-begin] in the
> subject line may confuse people.
> >So, I would opt for [Haskell-beginners].
> Thank you for your response.
> While I agree for this exact reason, since some users had voiced the
> view that "[Haskell-beginners]" seemed too long, I would rather wait
> for a few days to see the overall response to the argument (it is
> possible that some readers may have been too busy to check this thread
> lately).
> If "[Haskell-beginners]" seems acceptable as a prefix for the subject
> line to readers of this mailing list, let's try it out to see if it
> works (we can always change it back).  Otherwise, we'll just continue
> using "[Haskell-begin]."
> I would suggest at least trying out "[Haskell-beginners]" on a few
> threads for a few days to see if it can work.  Otherwise, we will
> never know.  If readers then start complaining "I can't stand the new
> prefix, because now I can't read the subject line well in my narrow
> mail tool/newsreader window," then I'll change it back right away.
> Then we'll know for sure.  Some users may actually prefer the new
> prefix.
> I'll wait for about three days to see the response to this argument on
> this thread before actually changing anything, unless readers say that
> trying out the new prefix is not acceptable.
> -- Benjamin L. Russell
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Vitor J. Cortines
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