[Haskell-cafe] Re: Non-technical Haskell question

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Tue Dec 7 13:07:48 EST 2004

On 2004-12-06, Gour <gour-haskell-cafe-dated-1102785921.d04d52 at atmarama.org> wrote:
> Applications like darcs are very important enabling newcomers to see some
> concrete & succesful non-academia-open-source project.
> Besides that, seeing the progress of projects working on the binding for 
> gui-libraries (wxhaskell & gtk2hs) are VERY encouraging giving me hope that
> my investment in learning Haskell can be worthwile i.e. one is able to put
> together 'full-blown' application with gui interface.
> However, these projects are mostly done by few individuals working hard and 
> there is also "A Bus Hits Simon Peyton Jones" problem referred during the 
> CUFP workshop.
> Any idea how to make a (more organize) community effort to bring Haskell out?

I'd rather it didn't until a few warts were fixed.  OTOH, it may be too
late already, barring a Haskell 2.

Aaron Denney

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