[Haskell] Re: on starting Haskell-Edu, a new education-related Haskell-related mailing list

Jonathan Cast jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Fri Jul 11 10:09:17 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-11 at 15:04 +0100, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
> Dave Bayer wrote: 
> > I participate in various lists and 
> > various forums. That Haskell uses 
> > lists has crippled my participation
> > here; I am quite sure I am not alone.
> > Nabble and the like do not substitute
> > for real forum software.
> I'm sure you're not alone, but I'm equally sure that there are many
> people like me whose participation would be crippled by any switch to a
> forum. And I don't use an emacs mode for my email, nor have I written my
> own Lisp.
> Given the growth in traffic on haskell-cafe, perhaps offering a forum
> *as well* would be a reasonable thing to do. There are now enough people
> around that having multiple venues for discussion wouldn't be too
> damaging.

+1 for *this*.


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