[Haskell-cafe] Haskell not ready for Foo [was: Re: Hypothetical Haskell job in New York]

Tim Newsham newsham at lava.net
Thu Jan 8 14:56:37 EST 2009

> The number of applications requiring the implementation of a custom web 
> server is an insignificant fraction of the number of applications requiring a 
> messaging system. I don't think anyone would dispute Haskell's ability to do 
> low-level, raw networking, of the type that few people actually need to do. 
> It's the higher level stuff where there's a huge amount of room for 
> improvement.

You replied to someone discussing using Haskell at a CDN to implement
things like web servers by saying that Haskell wasn't suitable for
the task.

> John

Tim Newsham

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