[Haskell-cafe] Re: Sugestion for a Haskell mascot

Bayley, Alistair Alistair.Bayley at invesco.com
Thu Mar 12 08:00:06 EDT 2009

> From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org 
> [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Deniz Dogan
> Python already uses a snake and it reminds me too much of vi and
> viper-mode etc.  If so many people are reluctant towards the sloth,
> why don't we just go for the narwhal?  They're predators, they have
> built-in swords and they're just bad ass in general.  Then of course,
> there's the downside that there's no connection to the language itself
> in any way.

Something wrong with the Hercules beetle, used on the cover of Real
World Haskell?


This book is already creating an association between the Hercules beetle
and Haskell, so it seems quite reasonable to continue down that path.
Isn't that how Perl got its camel?

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