[Haskell-cafe] Haskellers.com recent changes (and I need some volunteers)

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Mon Oct 11 07:14:57 EDT 2010

On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 13:09:00 +0200, Vo Minh Thu <noteed at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/10/11 Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info>:
>> On Mon, 11 Oct 2010 11:54:12 +0100, Magnus Therning
<magnus at therning.org>
>> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 08:37, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>
>> wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> Also, now 10 random profiles will be displayed on the homepage. Only
>>>> "verified users" will be displayed here. I'm also considering adding a
>>>> new status as well: real picture, so that only people with real images
>>>> (not cartoons, not identicons) can show up on the homepage. I think
>>>> this might give a more professional feel. Thoughts?
>>> I'd be weary of making that a requirement, there are good reasons for
>>> not putting your picture on the web, just like there are good reasons
>>> to not use your real name :-)
>> ... just like there are good reasons not to publish yourself in a public
>> catalogue (such as haskellers.com) at all.
>> I have nothing against anonymity. I voted against requirement of real
>> names
>> on hackage.
>> But in this particular case, the whole point to be in the listing is to
>> present yourself. So I find the above proposal very reasonable.
> Hi,
> In the belgian law, an employer can (of course) request a faithful
> resume, but cannot request the resume to contain a picture of you.
> This is a clear example where you wish to advertise yourself, but not
> necessarily with a picture. Anyway, I don't think it is difficult to
> imagine situations where one doesn't wish to show a picture of his/her
> face.

Agree. But then there should be no picture at all for a given person.
As Michael said -- no cartoons, no identicons.

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