[Haskell-cafe] Why Exotic Languages Are Not Mainstream

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Aug 11 09:30:40 EDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-11 at 14:43 +0200, Johan Tibell wrote:
> Haskell was mentioned in an article called "Why Exotic Languages Are
> Not Mainstream" on the blog defmacro.org the other day and I thought
> maybe someone would be interested (i.e. is procrastinating at work and
> need an excuse to do something else). Any comments?
> http://www.defmacro.org/ramblings/not-ready.html

We need to be better ad advertising what works and what is still
experimental. Eg Graphics.SOE is broken (though there are replacements),
VisualHaskell is cool but still rather experimental. Other things "Just
Work"tm, perhaps we need to advertise those.


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