[Haskell-cafe] Re: Is www.haskell.org down?

Gianfranco Alongi gianfranco.alongi at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 14:07:40 EDT 2008

This is ... disturbing.

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> By the way, for those wondering why Jon Harrop would say such an unusual
> thing on the Haskell list, have a look at his contributions over on the
> OCaml list,
>    http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.caml.general/43430
> Some choice quotes:
>   "almost all of the examples of Haskell's use in industry are fakes"
>   "nobody has ever done anything significant using Haskell"
> Jon's the primary source of FUD against Haskell and its community, as he
> goes around promoting his site in other functional programming
> communities. This kind of behaviour's been going on for a few years now,
> sadly.
> It's all rather disappointing.
> -- Don
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