Learning Haskell and FP

Jan Skibinski jans@numeric-quest.com
Tue, 2 Jan 2001 05:52:57 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 2 Jan 2001, George Russell wrote:

> Paul Hudak wrote:
> > 
> > > Unforunately, the "Gentle Introduction To Haskell" that
> > > haskell.org links to is not a very useful introduction.
> > 
> > John and I should probably rename this document, since it really isn't a
> > very gentle intro at all.  We should probably also downplay it's
> > prominance on the haskell website.  It was written rather quickly many
> > years ago, at a time when there was not a single textbook on Haskell.
> > So it's probably outlived it's purpose, although I do believe that some
> > people still find it useful.

> [cut]
> Nevertheless I think it might be a mistake to downplay it unless 
> there's a better publicly-available introduction with which you can
> replace it.

	Very valid observation.

	John, Paul:
	Wouldn't be worthwhile and possible to gradually upgrade
	it within some sort of a supervised documentation project at
	Yale, as part of your regular teaching curriculum?