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

Sjur Gjøstein Karevoll sjurberengal at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 08:29:43 EDT 2009

I've unconciously conditioned myself to think about rabbits with nukes each 
time I think about monads. "Warm fuzzy things" "launching the missiles" 

On Friday 13 March 2009 02.38.29 Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> On 12 Mar 2009, at 11:08 pm, Satnam Singh wrote:
> > I agree that looking for a mascot that is inspired by "laziness" is
> > a bad idea from a P.R. perspective (I am tired of people walking out
> > the room when I give Haskell talks to general audiences and explain
> > lazy evaluation).
> Perhaps we should call it "Just-In-Time evaluation.
> As for mascots, let's take a photo of Simon Peyton Jones,
> shrink him to hobbit size, give him furry feet, and announce
> that "here is one of the warm fuzzy things we have in mind
> when we use monads".  (:-)
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Sjur Gjøstein Karevoll
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