[Haskell-cafe] New slogan for haskell.org

Michael Vanier mvanier at cs.caltech.edu
Wed Dec 12 04:52:55 EST 2007

Bayley, Alistair wrote:
>> From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org 
>> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Derek Elkins
>> (Not directed at gwern in particular)
>> I have a better idea.  Let's decide to do nothing.  The 
>> benefits of this
>> approach are: 1) it takes zero effort to implement, 2) the number of
>> people who immediately give up on Haskell from reading that is, I
>> suspect, neglible (actually I suspect it is zero; I think the 
>> number of
>> people who actually read that at all is probably negligible), 
>> and 3) it
>> accomplishes the same end as debating endlessly while 
>> creating much less
>> list traffic.
> Should we set up a haskell-marketing mailing list for people who still
> have some passion (or merely stamina) for the discussion? Or is there a
> lighter-weight way to take the discussion off-list/to another list?
> Alistair

This is a great idea!  Other languages have advocacy mailing lists 
and/or newsgroups.  I think Haskell should have one too.  I know if 
there was one I'd be the first person not to subscribe ;-)

Mike, bored of these endless debates

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