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

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Fri Jul 11 11:13:12 EDT 2008

Bayley, Alistair wrote:
>> From: haskell-bounces at haskell.org 
>> [mailto:haskell-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Benjamin L.Russell
>> The only issue is the name of the new list, though:  it would seem a
>> better idea to keep the name mnemonic and short, with the suffix
>> following "Haskell-" within three or four characters.  Typing
>> "haskell-beginner at haskell.org" seems a bit of a hassle;
>> "haskell-edu at haskell.org" seems much better.
> (as I approach the bike-shed, paint-tin and brush ready...)
> Is there a requirement that the name be prefixed with haskell-? We have
> cabal at haskell.org, gui@, libraries@, etc. So why not just
> beginner at haskell.org, novice at haskell.org, or noob at haskell.org?

Quite true.  Any objections to beginner at haskell.org?


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