[Haskell-cafe] Aim Of Haskell

Kirsten Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 09:11:11 EST 2006

On 12/12/06, Andy Georges <andy.georges at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
> Hi,
> > 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 :-)

Didn't this discussion originally start out as a warning not to say
"If you'd all speak [or program in] _____, the problem would solve
itself"? :-)


Kirsten Chevalier* chevalier at alum.wellesley.edu *Often in error, never in doubt
"What you call 'lying', other people would call 'abstraction'." -- Alex Aiken

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