[Haskell-cafe] help me evangelize haskell.
dons at galois.com
Tue Sep 7 13:21:59 EDT 2010
That's a separate module, based on System.Process --
> 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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