On 7/17/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Martin Coxall</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:<div><span class="gmail_quote"></span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
I wonder why 'we' aren't pushing things like this big time. When Ruby<br>took off, more than anything else it was because of Rails. Web<br>programming is something 'the kids' can really get into, and it caused
<br>Ruby to explode into the mainstream geek consciousness.<br><br>Maybe the Haskell community should push something like Happs or Wash<br>in the same way.<br></blockquote></div><br>I'm gonna agree with this. Web applications are really easy to write, and easy to publish, searchable in Google etc.
<br><br>It's also a big business requirement. The difference in value between a script that does something fancy, and a webpage that does something less fancy, but is easy to use, is enormous.<br><br>