[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Weekly News: Issue 187
maydwell at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 17:35:01 CEST 2011
It's probably obvious, but is there a reason why the links in this
email are being minimised?
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Daniel Santa Cruz <dstcruz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Welcome to issue 187 of the HWN, a newsletter covering developments in
> the Haskell community. This release covers the week of June 12 to 18,
> Ian Lynagh announced a new patchlevel release of GHC (7.0.4). "This
> release contains a handful of bugfixes relative to 7.0.3, so we
> recommend upgrading."
> Nicolas Wu released the third instance fo Haskell Parallel Digest.
> Many thanks to Nick and Eric for putting this together.
> Jeroen Janssen invited us to the 8th Ghent Functional Programming
> Group Meeting, to be held on Thursday, the 30th of June, in the
> Technicum building of Ghent University.
> Quotes of the Week
> * monochrom: if I were dying to learn covariance, I would not be
> looking for entertainment, like, I'm dying, I only have 5 minutes
> to learn covariance, thank you very much
> * hpc: the categorical dual of a hippomorphism should be a
> * ksf: but, as, maybe indeed or not apparently, english, in, or
> especially in, punctuation matters is an utter mess.
> * 00:56:03 <benmachine> @faq can haskell tell if I am
> lagging [...]
> 00:57:18 <lambdabot> The answer is: Yes! Haskell can
> do that.
> Top Reddit Stories
> * Haskell: the Craft of Functional Programming, 3rd edition is out!
> Domain: haskellcraft.com, Score: 44, Comments: 10
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/6ZInj
> Original: http://goo.gl/t0GAX
> * GHC 7.0.4 is out
> Domain: haskell.org, Score: 42, Comments: 2
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/oxSJH
> Original: http://goo.gl/EzWUP
> * SafeHaskell pushed into GHC
> Domain: haskell.org, Score: 39, Comments: 5
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/sOrjr
> Original: http://goo.gl/2Rw56
> * Minimum footprint for a GHC program: or, think about your TSOs
> Domain: stackoverflow.com, Score: 23, Comments: 0
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/eIF0o
> Original: http://goo.gl/dRgLG
> * Pieces of Yesod: Inverting a Haskell Function
> Domain: chplib.wordpress.com, Score: 21, Comments: 8
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/NFJNH
> Original: http://goo.gl/x2cz2
> * The 2011 ICFP contest is starting in just 6 hours!
> Domain: icfpcontest.org, Score: 20, Comments: 15
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/BS7XI
> Original: http://goo.gl/oqj0Y
> * A pattern for avoiding allocation : Inside T5
> Domain: blog.ezyang.com, Score: 19, Comments: 12
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/thuRP
> Original: http://goo.gl/IZCIh
> * Package of the Day: an improved runghc for fast repeated runs
> Domain: hackage.haskell.org, Score: 16, Comments: 9
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/k6mQK
> Original: http://goo.gl/a0DAC
> * The Supero Supercompiler
> Domain: community.haskell.org, Score: 16, Comments: 2
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/vBeFO
> Original: http://goo.gl/3QsmC
> * Galois Video: Building an Open-Source Autonomous Quad-Copter
> Domain: corp.galois.com, Score: 15, Comments: 3
> On Reddit: http://goo.gl/HZghO
> Original: http://goo.gl/6AcMw
> Top StackOverflow Questions
> * Why does performGC fail to release all memory?
> votes: 17, answers: 2
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/dRgLG
> * OSX, ghci, dylib, what is the correct way?
> votes: 17, answers: 1
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/0s9Tu
> * Why does Haskell's `head` crash on an empty list (or why
> *doesn't* it return an empty list)? (Language philosophy)
> votes: 15, answers: 6
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/tghQR
> * Towards understanding CodeGen* in the Haskell LLVM bindings
> votes: 13, answers: 1
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/LPZ2F
> * What happens to you if you break the monad laws?
> votes: 13, answers: 3
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/Trvny
> * Is anyone using delimited continuations to do web development in Haskell?
> votes: 12, answers: 3
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/hGjuB
> * The concept of Bottom in Haskell
> votes: 12, answers: 1
> Read on SO: http://goo.gl/9b1ZJ
> About the Haskell Weekly News
> To help create new editions of this newsletter, please send stories to
> dstcruz at gmail.com.
> Until next time,
> Daniel Santa Cruz
> Haskell-Cafe mailing list
> Haskell-Cafe at haskell.org
More information about the Haskell-Cafe