[Haskell-cafe] Haskell haikus

Conrad Parker conrad at metadecks.org
Sat Dec 6 14:37:51 EST 2008

2008/12/7 Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 12:50 PM, Malcolm Wallace  wrote:
>>> (This point, incidentally, raises a hobbyhorse of mine - Google didn't
>>> see the TMR haikus because they were in PDF.
>> How odd.  Googling for "haskell haiku TMR" brings up that PDF as the first
>> hit for me.
> Yes, but:
> 1) you could formulate that query only if you already knew TMR had
> haikus to look for.
> 2) The Google results are changing as we speak. I did another search
> for "Haskell haiku", and now I see, about 40 or 50 hits down, an email
> replying to a TMR ANN and praising the haikus. Further, I see this
> email thread, some mirrors, and the Haiku page on the wiki have popped
> up in the search results already, and in the top 20 or so. Further
> still: one high-up hit is an IRC log of #haskell, covering the haiku I
> found in lambdabot's @quotes database. I *know* that was not there
> when I was looking for haikus (before I wrote the page and started
> this thread).

Snow fails a pure quest.
unsafeGoogle reference
is not transparent.



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