[Haskell-cafe] On the verge of ... giving up!

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Oct 18 14:16:50 EDT 2007

> Hugh Perkins wrote:
> >You're picking on Andrew Coppin? That's insane.  He's got a sense of
> >humour, and he's a lay (non-phd) person.
> >
> >Honestly, in one thread you've got "Haskell is misunderstood!  Its the
> >greatest language in the world!  Why does no-one use it????" and in
> >another you're insulting one of the few non-phds who's interested in
> >the language.
> >  
> Um... well... thanks for the unsolicited defence.
> Well anyway, as you can see, I'm back. Mainly because I have questions 
> that I need answers for...
> For what it's worth, I think Haskell is the most fantastic programming 
> language ever invented. I spend all my time thinking about it and using 
> it. And it frustrates the hell out of me that 100% of the human 
> population consider Haskell to be an irrelevant joke language. So I 
> basically have this uncontrollably awsome thing in front of me that I 
> spend all my time and energy interacting with... and nobody to talk to 
> about it. This mailing list is the only place I know of that is 
> inhabited by people who actually think Haskell is something worth 
> persuing. However, apparently even here my enthusiasm is misplaced.

Please drop by the irc channel! enthusiasm is always welcome there, and
we're pretty much all obsessed too!

-- Don

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