[Haskell-cafe] New slogan for haskell.org
jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Thu Oct 11 11:38:41 EDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 21:45 -0400, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Oct 10, 2007, at 20:14 , Michael Vanier wrote:
> > I haven't been following this discussion closely, but here's an
> > idea: use reverse psychology.
> > "Haskell -- You're probably not smart enough to understand it."
> > Nothing like appealing to people's machismo to get them interested.
> Haskell already has that reputation, and so far as I've seen most
> programmers conclude they shouldn't waste time on it when "any half-
> trained monkey can write Java/Perl/Python".
And regularly does. Unfortunately, American culture is such that most
people *aspire* to being half-trained monkeys...
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