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

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Tue Oct 12 19:15:13 EDT 2010

Roman Cheplyaka wrote:
> 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.

Why not? They can say more about a person than a picture (not some generic,
auto-chosen one, of course).


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