[Haskell-cafe] help me evangelize haskell.

C K Kashyap ckkashyap at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 13:07:47 EDT 2010

Hi Dan,
This presentation is really nice.
I went over it a couple of times and I think this ppt will help me try
to use Haskell for things that I usually use Perl for :)

A quick question - import Process bombs on my GHCI(The Glorious
Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.12.3) -what do I need to
do for that?

On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 11:12 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> Gaius:
>> My usual rhetoric is that one-off, throwaway scripts never are, and
>> not only do they tend to stay around but they take on a life of their
>> own. Today's 10-line file munger is tomorrow's thousand-line ETL batch
>> job on which the business depends for some crucial data - yet the
>> original author is long gone and no-one dares modify in case it
>> breaks. So it is just good sense to use sound practices from the very
>> beginning.
> I gave a tech talk recently on using Haskell for scripting -- and it is
> built on the idea that today's throw away script is tomorrow's key piece
> of infrastructure -- so you better get the maintainance and safety story
> right:
>    http://donsbot.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/practical-haskell/
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