[Haskell-cafe] New slogan for haskell.org

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sat Oct 6 02:40:41 EDT 2007

> For me, a good reason why one should look at Haskell is because you 
> should NOT look at Haskell since it will change your view on programming 
> so much, you don't want to go back... ;-)
> But where is the great IDE Haskell deserves??? :-) Seriously, 99% of the 
> programmers I know don't want to look at it because when they see Emacs 
> or VIM, they say "what the f*ck????, I don't want to go back to the 
> stone age". If you want to attract more people that are inside the 
> "imperative-OO-with-nice-IDE-blob", create a great looking and 
> functional IDE. An IDE that integrates the existing tools. That shows 
> you graphical pictures of the graph rewriting process, potential space 
> leaks, profiling bottlenecks, etc. Heck, why not introduce pictures as 
> symbols and values, as in DrScheme. Or UNICODE fonts. or or ... Okay, 
> enough of that, off topic ;-)

It has been suggested we could just sit DrScheme in front of ghc/ghci.
Anyone with experience who'd like to step up for this?

-- Don

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