[Haskell-cafe] Sugestion for a Haskell mascot

Anton van Straaten anton at appsolutions.com
Mon Mar 9 20:49:09 EDT 2009

Maurí­cio wrote:
> Here in Brazil we have a forest animal we name 'preguiça' -- literally,
> lazyness. What better mascot we could have for Haskell? It lives (and
> sleeps) in trees, and if you see the main picture in wikipedia articles
> you can easily imagine the tree branch beeing replaced by a lambda:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sloth
> http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicho-pregui%C3%A7a

The article says:

"Sloths therefore have very large, specialized, slow-acting stomachs 
with multiple compartments in which symbiotic bacteria break down the 
tough leaves."

Clearly a reference to the evil mangler.


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