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

Arnar Birgisson arnarbi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 09:07:56 EST 2008

On Jan 29, 2008 1:45 PM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
> Paul Hudak wrote:
> >  Well, Haskell was Curry's first name, so perhaps we should use "Moses",
> >  which was Schönfinkel's first name, and has some nice biblical metaphors
> > :-)
> "Haskell" is fine for that. In Biblical Hebrew, it means "enlightenment"
> or "insight".

With slightly less dignity, "Haskell" in Icelandic sounds close to
"rasskell" - which in turn means "a spanking". :)


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