[Haskell-cafe] How Albus Dumbledore would sell Haskell

Clifford Beshers clifford.beshers at linspire.com
Wed Apr 18 17:37:43 EDT 2007

Seth Gordon wrote:
> I think a more powerful argument would be to talk about cases where
> Haskell is *actually being used* industrially.  E.g., "these folks at
> Credit Suisse are using Haskell for their analytics because in their
> line of work, if the implementation of the code doesn't match up
> perfectly with the spec, their employer could lose millions of dollars,
> and the programmers might not notice the bug until those millions were
> long gone".

Indeed, hence the Haskell Communities and Activities Report 
<http://www.haskell.org/communities/>, Commerial Uses of Function 
Programming (CUFP) <http://cufp.galois.com/>, and the new category of 
Experience Report <http://icfp07.eecs.harvard.edu/cfp.html#experience> 
at ICFP.
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