[Haskell-cafe] Re: New slogan for haskell.org

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Thu Nov 29 12:59:54 EST 2007

On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 12:40:00PM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> What I'd *really* like to see is a bunch of links on the front page leading 
> to pages that describe the main differences between Haskell and some other 
> language (C, Python, Java, C#, F#, ...).  The easiest way to grasp what 
> Haskell is all about is by reference to a known baseline, and programmers 
> tend to have different baselines.  e.g. the C page might start with 
> "Haskell is a functional language", whereas the Python page might start 
> with "Haskell is statically typed".

As well as

    I am a $language programmer. <link>Why should I use Haskell?</link>

perhaps also things like

    I'm designing a programming course for undergraduates at a
    university. <link>Why should I use Haskell?</link>

    I run a small company. <link>Why should my developers use

(but probably all with better wordings)


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