[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell-beginners] ANNOUNCE: Haskell Communities and Activities Report (33rd ed., November 2017)

Steven Leiva leiva.steven at gmail.com
Wed Nov 15 20:02:16 UTC 2017

I'd also like to express my gratitude for this publication. Treasury trove
is the most appropriate term for it indeed.

(Going to go check out yesod-rest now).

- Steven

On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 2:04 PM, Jeffrey Brown <jeffbrown.the at gmail.com>

> This treasure trove almost flew under my radar! From the title I thought
> it was just going to be the results of the recent survey. When I started
> reading, I thought it would only be plans for changes to the language.
> Finally I made it to the list (section 4) of tools that exist now and was
> like woah.
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 7:58 AM, Mihai Maruseac <mihai.maruseac at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On behalf of all the contributors, we are pleased to announce that the
>>            Haskell Communities and Activities Report
>>                 (33rd edition, November 2017)
>> is now available, in PDF and HTML formats:
>>   http://haskell.org/communities/11-2017/report.pdf
>>   http://haskell.org/communities/11-2017/html/report.html
>> All previous editions of HCAR can be accessed on the wiki at
>> https://wiki.haskell.org/Haskell_Communities_and_Activities_Report
>> Many thanks go to all the people that contributed to this report,
>> both directly, by sending in descriptions, and indirectly, by doing
>> all the interesting things that are reported. We hope you will find
>> it as interesting a read as we did.
>> If you have not encountered the Haskell Communities and Activities
>> Reports before, you may like to know that the first of these reports
>> was published in November 2001. Their goal is to improve the
>> communication between the increasingly diverse groups, projects, and
>> individuals working on, with, or inspired by Haskell. The idea behind
>> these reports is simple:
>>   Every six months, a call goes out to all of you enjoying Haskell to
>>   contribute brief summaries of your own area of work. Many of you
>>   respond (eagerly, unprompted, and sometimes in time for the actual
>>   deadline) to the call. The editors collect all the contributions
>>   into a single report and feed that back to the community.
>> When we try for the next update, six months from now, you might want
>> to report on your own work, project, research area or group as well.
>> So, please put the following into your diaries now:
>> ========================================
>>                      End of February 2018:
>>            target deadline for contributions to the
>>         May 2018 edition of the HCAR Report
>> ========================================
>> Unfortunately, many Haskellers working on interesting projects are so
>> busy with their work that they seem to have lost the time to follow
>> the Haskell related mailing lists and newsgroups, and have trouble even
>> finding time to report on their work. If you are a member, user or
>> friend of a project so burdened, please find someone willing to make
>> time to report and ask them to "register" with the editors for a simple
>> e-mail reminder in November (you could point us to them as well, and we
>> can then politely ask if they want to contribute, but it might work
>> better if you do the initial asking). Of course, they will still have to
>> find the ten to fifteen minutes to draw up their report, but maybe we
>> can increase our coverage of all that is going on in the community.
>> Feel free to circulate this announcement further in order to
>> reach people who might otherwise not see it. Enjoy!
>> --
>> Mihai Maruseac (MM)
>> "If you can't solve a problem, then there's an easier problem you can
>> solve: find it." -- George Polya
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