[Haskell-cafe] anybody can tell me the pronuncation of "haskell"?

Tim Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 05:23:10 EST 2008

On 1/29/08, jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr
<jerzy.karczmarczuk at info.unicaen.fr> wrote:
> On the other hand, is better not to try Curry, since the French pronounce
> it: Queue-rhrhrheeee. This is for me absolutely inacceptable and scandalous,
> since thus, they confuse him with Madame Curie, who was Polish, and I am
> a patriot. And after a few years, people from some Other Respectable
> Cultures will think that Haskell discovered Radium (for French: Hhhhudiomm).

Not to mention that there's already a programming language called "Curry".

> Thank you for this inspiring and awfully useful discussion.

I live to serve.

> Some more messages on this subject, and I will have really to call an
> ambulance so they can take me away, far from Internet...

Have them stop at my place next...


Tim Chevalier * http://cs.pdx.edu/~tjc * Often in error, never in doubt
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