Learning Haskell and FP
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.
> 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.
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?