[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why Exotic Languages Are Not Mainstream

Shae Matijs Erisson shae at ScannedInAvian.com
Sun Aug 13 17:11:49 EDT 2006

Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com> writes:

> - lack of specialists (and this means lack of teaching, training, books)

There's lots of interactive teaching and training on #haskell

What exactly do you think is missing?

> - lack of variety of libraries (application programmers want to have many
> libraries pre-written)

Which libraries do you think are most needed?

> imvho, these issues are less important for system programming (such as
> creating of web server or CMS system), so Haskell, with all its features, now
> is a great tool for system programming. for example, i've written zip-like
> tool with ghc

FreeArc is way nifty!
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