[Haskell-cafe] Call for Contributions - Haskell Communities and
Activities Report, May 2008 edition
hpacheco at gmail.com
Thu Apr 24 20:13:44 EDT 2008
se bem me lembro o 2lt já está neste report, que tal acrescentar uma
referência a isto das type families ou n vale a pena?
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Janis Voigtlaender <
voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de> wrote:
> Dear Haskellers,
> so much has happened in the Haskell world in the past months.
> Therefore, we would very much like to collect contributions for
> the 14th edition of the
> Haskell Communities & Activities Report
> Submission deadline: 10 May 2008
> (please send your contributions to hcar at haskell.org, in
> plain text or LaTeX format)
> This is the short story:
> * If you are working on any project that is in some way related
> to Haskell, please write a short entry and submit it to the us. Even if
> the project is very small or unfinished or you think it is not important
> enough -- please reconsider and submit an entry anyway!
> * If you are interested in any project related to Haskell that has not
> previously been mentioned in the HC&A Report, please tell us, so that we
> can contact the project leaders and ask them to submit an entry.
> * Feel free to pass on this call for contributions to others that
> might be interested.
> More detailed information:
> The Haskell Communities & Activities Report is a bi-annual overview of
> the state of Haskell as well as Haskell-related projects over the
> last, and possibly the upcoming 6 months. If you have only recently
> been exposed to Haskell, it might be a good idea to browse the
> December 2007 edition -- you will find interesting topics described as
> well as several starting points and links that may provide answers to
> many questions.
> Contributions will be collected until the submission deadline. They
> will then be compiled into a coherent report that is published online
> as soon as it is ready. As always, this is a great opportunity to
> update your webpages, make new releases, announce or even start new
> projects, or to talk about developments you want every Haskeller to
> know about!
> As the purpose of the report is to collect recent or current
> activities, we encourage you to update all existing summaries and
> reports. We will probably drop any topics that have not had any
> activity for the past year, i.e., since May 2007, but we would
> very much prefer you to present an updated description of the
> topic. Of course, new entries are more than welcome. Reports should
> generally be kept brief and informative, ranging from a few sentences
> to a few hundred words, to keep the whole report reasonably sized.
> Looking forward to your contributions,
> Andres and Janis (current editors)
> Q: Which topics are relevant?
> A: *All* topics which are related to Haskell in some way are relevant. We
> usually had reports from users of Haskell (private, academic, or
> commercial), from authors or contributors to projects related to Haskell,
> from people working on the Haskell language, libraries, on language
> extensions or variants. We also like reports over distributions of Haskell
> software, Haskell infrastructure, books and tutorials on Haskell. Reports
> on past and upcoming events related to Haskell are also relevant. Finally,
> there might be new topics we don't even think about. As a rule of thumb: if
> in doubt, then it probably is relevant and has a place in the HCAR. You can
> also ask the editors.
> Q: Is unfinished work relevant? Are ideas for projects relevant?
> A: Yes! You can use the HCAR to talk about projects you are currently
> working on. You can use it to look for other developers that might help
> you. You can use it to write ``wishlist'' items for libraries and language
> features you would like to see implemented.
> Q: How much should I write?
> A: There's no formal limit. But generally, entries should be short and
> to the point. A general introduction is helpful. Apart from that, you
> should focus on recent or upcoming developments. There also is no minimum
> length of an entry! The report aims at being as complete as possible, so
> please consider writing an entry, even if it's only a few lines long.
> Q: If I don't update my entry, but want to keep it in the report, what
> should I do?
> A: Tell us that there are no changes. We will reuse the old entry in this
> case, but we might drop it if it's older than a year, to give more room and
> more attention to projects that change a lot. Don't resent complete entries
> if you haven't changed them.
> Q: What format should I write in?
> A: The best format is a LaTeX source file, adhering to the template
> that's available at:
> There's also a LaTeX style file at
> that you can use to preview your entry. If you don't know LaTeX, then use
> plain text. If you modify an old entry, we will send you your old entry as
> template within the next hours (provided we have your valid email address).
> Please modify that template, rather than using your own version of the old
> entry as a template. Don't worry about writing correct LaTeX, we will be
> able to handle your file. Please don't use HTML or even DOC.
> Dr. Janis Voigtlaender
> mailto:voigt at tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de
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