[Haskell-cafe] Re: A rant against the blurb on the Haskell front page

Heinrich Apfelmus apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Tue Oct 19 10:50:19 EDT 2010

Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Vo Minh Thu schrieb:
>> Every once in a while, a discussion about the top-level text on
>> Haskell.org pops in this list. Without paying much attention to this
>> thread, and without digging the older threads, it occurs to me that
>> different people have very different opinion on this subject. I think
>> this is not a problem at all, because of the following thought:
>> When someone is interested enough in a programming language to land on
>> its homepage (i.e. haskell.org here), that someone has enough
>> resources at her disposal to make a somewhat informed choice, and
>> those resources can't be only a top-level text on the homepage.
> When thinking about "What would I like to see when judging a programming
> language?", I found that I most like a gallery of small example programs.

I started such a gallery in the style of a restaurant menu some years 
ago, but never got around to finishing it:


Heinrich Apfelmus


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