[Haskell-cafe] Re: Hypothetical Haskell job in New York

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Thu Jan 8 13:04:56 EST 2009

> Tony Hannan ha scritto:
> >Let me give you more information about this hypothetical job posting. 
> >Our company is a startup CDN 
> >(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_Delivery_Network) about 3 years 
> >old and doing well. You would hythothetically be one of 7 programmer who 
> >write all the software involved in a CDN including http server, dns 
> >server, monitoring, load balancing, customer and operator user 
> >interface, etc. The pay depends on experience but is good.
> >
> Isn't it better to use Erlang for the http and dns server ?
> I don't really like the syntax, but you have many things already 
> implemented.
> Unfortunately Haskell is not yet ready for this task.
> http://eddie.sourceforge.net/what.html
> http://yaws.hyber.org/

Umm... http and dns? You're kidding right? Half of hackage.haskell.org
is devoted to networking tasks.

-- Don

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