[Haskell-cafe] How large is the Haskell community ?

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 13:25:07 CET 2011

Clearly we need some sort of xbox live -like achievement system for these.

Achievement Unlocked: Stumped Oleg!

On Sat, Feb 12, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Jan Christiansen <
jac at informatik.uni-kiel.de> wrote:

> On 12.02.2011, at 21:18, Aaron Gray wrote:
>  I was wondering if anyone had an idea or estimate as to how large the
>> Haskell community is ?
> All the answers made me wonder what the criterion is to be a member of the
> Haskell community. Are you a member if you downloaded ghc, if you have (at
> least once) defined a Monad instance, if you have written a hackage package,
> if you have contributed to the Monad.Reader, if you have a github account
> with at least one Haskell project, if you read at least one of the haskell
> mailing lists, if you contribute to a haskell mailing list (perhaps on a
> regular basis), if you post on reddit, if you answer/ask questions on
> stackoverflow, if you have written at least 10000 lines of code in Haskell,
> if Haskell is one of the programming languages you use, if Haskell is the
> one programming language you use, if you have written a PhD thesis related
> to Haskell, if you have asked a type related question only Oleg Kiselyov was
> able to answer, if you know what a Monoid is and know how to use it ... ; )
> Cheers, Jan
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