[Haskell-cafe] Aim Of Haskell

Andy Georges andy.georges at elis.ugent.be
Tue Dec 12 09:00:02 EST 2006


> Actually, the more I think of it, the more I think we should rename
> the language altogether. It seems like people say "Haskell" with
> stress on the first syllable if they were either on the committee or
> learned it inside academia, and "Haskell" with stress on the second
> syllable if they learned it from online sources. And we really don't
> need more pronunciation-based class distinctions.

If you'd all speak West-Flemish, the problem would solve itself :-)

We say Haskul -


At least, that what I think the Oxford dictionary means with its  
pronounciation description.

Maybe we can claim it should be 'has kell', where kell is something  
cool, and no cornflakes.  It has kell.

-- Andy

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