[Haskell-cafe] *GROUP HUG*

Juan Daugherty juan at acm.org
Tue May 24 09:37:16 CEST 2011

Every computing culture is different.
Being in the habit of asking questions you should be able to answer yourself
is not a good idea. Why did you ask a question which you yourself characterize
as "ignorant"? Although Haskell comm. is necessarily welcoming due to
the learning curve and lack of popular adoption there are limits here too.

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 5:34 AM, max ulidtko <ulidtko at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011-05-23 22:10 -0700, Gregory Crosswhite:
>> Hey everyone,
>> Okay, this will sound silly, but I ventured into the Scala mailing list
>> recently and asked an ignorant question on it, and I was shocked when
>> people reacted not by enlightening me but by jumping on me and reacting
>> with hostility.  I bring this up not to badmouth the Scala community
>> (they are apparently going through growing pains and will hopefully
>> mature with time!) but just because it made me appreciate just how
>> awesome you guys are, so I just feel the need to publicly express my
>> admiration and thank to everyone on this list for having fostered such
>> an incredibly professional, fanatically nonhostile, and generally
>> pleasant place to talk about Haskell!!!
>> Okay, I'm done now.  :-)
>> Cheers,
>> Greg
> Wow. I subscribed to the list just an hour ago or so, and already
> receiving hugs! That's kinda... striking, you know.
> Yay! Newbie hug to everyone too!
> ---------
> max ulidtko
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