Haskell-Cafe digest, Vol 1 #154 - 8 msgs
Tue, 26 Jun 2001 02:13:59 +1000 (EST)
On Mon, 25 Jun 2001 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Message: 8
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: re: Biggest Haskell unit in the world
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2001 21:47:37 +1000
> From: "Manuel M. T. Chakravarty" <email@example.com>
> Bernard James POPE <firstname.lastname@example.org.OZ.AU> wrote,
> > Lyndon While writes:
> > > So how about it? Can anyone beat 298 for a Haskell programming unit?
> > > For the record, I teach more advanced aspects of FP to (this year) 38
> > > students, too.
> > Sorry Lyndon, we (melbourne uni) had 767 students sit our first year
> > subject which teaches Haskell. We teach it again in second semester too,
> > with over a hundred students.
> Computing 1A (taught in Haskell) at Uni of New South Wales
> has two streams with 731 + 247 students (the second stream
> is for good students who want some more challenge). In
> second semester, we have about 600 students in that course.
> Lyndon While <email@example.com> wrote,
> > Maybe together we can make Australia the most Haskellised
> > country in the world!
> We stand a good chance, I would say.
It's a small contribution, I know, but can I throw in 90 students at
Sydney Uni? Admittedly, most of the course was Prolog this year, much to
my chagrin: I'd much rather be marking Haskell scripts.