ZuriHac 2021 - GHC Track - Call for Contributions

Andreas Herrmann andreash87 at gmx.ch
Tue May 11 09:42:48 UTC 2021

Hi Simon,

Yes, an AMA sounds like a great idea! Yes, absolutely, we could collect
some questions ahead of time and then also give people the opportunity to
submit questions during the event.

Best, Andreas

(Apologies for sending multiple times. Sent from the wrong email address
and was rejected by the ghc-dev list.)

On Mon, 10 May 2021 at 10:16, Simon Peyton Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com>

> Andreas, Niklas
> Would an “ask me anything” slot be useful?  We could get a handful of GHC
> devs (eg me) together and invite participants to ask about GHC specifics.
> Not so much personal “how long have you worked on GHC?” but more technical
> “how does class instance lookup work?”.
> I’d be willing.  But it could fall a bit flat if no one asks anything…
> maybe prime the pump with one or two questions…
> Simon
> *From:* ghc-devs <ghc-devs-bounces at haskell.org> *On Behalf Of *Andreas
> Herrmann
> *Sent:* 10 May 2021 09:02
> *To:* GHC developers <ghc-devs at haskell.org>
> *Cc:* Niklas Hambüchen <niklas at nh2.me>
> *Subject:* ZuriHac 2021 - GHC Track - Call for Contributions
> Dear GHC developers,
> This year's ZuriHac 2021 [1], online Friday 18th June to Sunday 20th June,
> will
> again feature a dedicated GHC track to foster contributions to GHC and
> teach
> newcomers how to participate in GHC's development.
> For that we need your help: We would like to invite you to organize a
> session
> in the GHC track. This could be in form of a presentation, a workshop, or a
> hack session with topics centered around GHC.
> For some inspiration, these are the subjects from last year's track:
> - Write a GHC extension in 30 minutes, by Richard Eisenberg
> - A tour of linear types and linear base, by Divesh Otwani
> - QualifiedDo: customizable 'do' syntax without fuss, by Facundo Dominguez
> - On "simple" constraints for typechecker plugins, by Nicolas Frisby
> Please let us know if you'd be interested in leading a session or a
> workshop.
> You can contact either Niklas or myself, on this list or by private
> message.
> Best,
> Andreas and Niklas
> ZuriHac 2021 GHC track coordinators
> [1]: https://zfoh.ch/zurihac2021/
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