[Haskell-cafe] How many Haskell programmers are there?

Phil Xiaojun Hu phil at cnphil.com
Mon Jul 21 04:49:13 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jul 20, 2014 at 06:05:28PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> more numbers: Of the roughly 150k machines taking part in the Debian
> popularity contest, 4936 (3%) have GHC installed, and but only 898 (0.5%
> ) use it: https://qa.debian.org/popcon.php?package=ghc
> And that might include some xmonad users that you wouldn’t necessary
> consider Haskell programmers.

Users of xmonad and pandoc certainly add up to that number.
Cabal-install would be a better reference than GHC, with 1467 (0.8%) users
have haskell-platform installed:

Phil Xiaojun Hu
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