[Haskell-cafe] How does one get off haskell?

David Anderson dave at natulte.net
Thu Jun 17 10:49:05 EDT 2010

2010/6/17 Günther Schmidt <gue.schmidt at web.de>:
> Hi list,
> I'm facing a really tough problem. About 3 years ago I stopped doing
> freelance and quite nicely paid projects in Java, PHP and C#.
> Now I'm dire straits, again, and need to get back into the project market
> which seems to have picked up again, quite a lot of projects out there and
> it looks like I could ask again for decent rates. (I personally call them
> compensation because I never ever enjoyed doing Java etc. but the money was
> good.)
> Anyway the problem is that I am totally reluctant to code in anything else
> but haskell. It has always been a problem to me getting up early in the
> morning, taking a train to work and coming back in the evening totally
> exhausted. But I think I could manage that again, at least for 3 or 6 months
> and then my bank account will be fine again and I can take it easy for
> another year or so.
> But this time all this is much harder. I really cannot see myself writing
> such huge amounts of code over and over again not doing much, well you know
> the story.
> BTW this is not meant as a fun post, I'm actually quite serious, ie. I need
> money, only way of getting it is doing Java, C# or PHP.
> So how does one get off haskell? Are there people in similar situations that
> have managed? How did you do it?

Perhaps Galois is hiring? :-)

- Dave

> Günther
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