[Haskell-beginners] haskell for system administration

Erik Johnson cryptoretro at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 21:41:49 CEST 2012

Hi Mike,

I'm a little late to this thread but wanted to let you know it looks like
Google Code changed the location of your project (URL). I've pasted the
correct location inline.
Thanks for this info., it looks helpful.

By the way, I like the play on the name (ie. "Eddie" + "Haskell").


Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 10:28:45 -0400
From: Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>
Subject: Re: [Haskell-beginners] haskell for system administration
To: Ben <benjo11111 at gmail.com>
Cc: beginners at haskell.org
Message-ID: <20120521102845.6dc796c2 at bhuda.mired.org>
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On Mon, 21 May 2012 19:43:47 +0530
Ben <benjo11111 at gmail.com> wrote:

>>> I am new to HASKELL.Currently I am using shell scripting for
>>> Administration tasks and all.Kindly suggest me , does HASKELL usefull
>>> for Linux system administration and reporting purpose.?

>>Yes, it is. I wrote "eddie" to let me leverage Haskell list processing
>> from the command line. The standard Unix tools generally cover this
>> kind of thing fairly well, so it's only marginally useful. Windows
>> users seem to find more use for it. http://code.google.com/eddie.


>>> Do we use HASKELL for network programming and all?

>> Yup. You can find the code I wrote to extract statistical information
>> on NCAA FBS seasons from the web at
>> http://blog.mired.org/2012/01/analysis-of-fbs-controversies-part-i.html.

>> While doing the fetch is a bit more complicated than using fetch (or
>> curl, or whatever), the ease of analysis in Haskell and having the
>> data already loaded when you want to start analysis makes up for that.

>> --
>> Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>              http://www.mired.org/
>> Independent Software developer/SCM consultant, email for more

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