[Haskell-cafe] Proposal: Australian Hackathon

Mark Wotton mwotton at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 18:25:47 EDT 2010

On 16/03/2010, at 4:28 PM, Ivan Miljenovic wrote:

> Would other Australians be interested in having our own Hackathon (why
> should all those northerners have all the fun)?  I'm thinking about
> organising it to be in the July break between university semesters.
> There was a previous consideration a few years back to have an
> OzHaskell group (http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/OzHaskell) but
> nothing seems to have eventuated out of it.
> In terms of projects, here are some ideas:
> * A plotting library using Ben's newly released Gloss library (for
> people who can't or won't install Gtk2Hs to get Chart working; Alex
> Mason is interested in this)
> * Various graph-related project (graphviz, generic graph class, etc.;
> this assumes someone else apart from me cares about this stuff)
> * Hubris if Mark Wotton comes along

I'm keen. Would be be elated to have some help on Hubris, but happy to  
hack on other stuff too.
Like Erik, weekends are probably better.


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