[Haskell-cafe] Channel9 Interview: Software Composability and theFu ture of Languages

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Wed Jan 31 04:38:27 EST 2007

On 31/01/07, Joe Re <jre2 at uiuc.edu> wrote:
> Instead of having someone work in solitude with occasional mailings back and
> forth on the list, I would rather have an open wiki for the collection of
> ideas from everyone.  Then, if you really wanted, a single person can use
> those to create an 'editor edition' page that is only editable by them.
> Best of both worlds, or do you see it differently?

That's roughly how the O'Reilly "Python Cookbook" was done - open
website for recipes, with the "best" taken and tidied up, filled out
and published as a book by an editorial team. From my POV it worked
well - the book is an excellent resource, and the website is still
going strong as well.


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