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| AFAIC
 
| AFAIC
 
| As Far As I'm Concerned / As Far As I Can
 
| As Far As I'm Concerned / As Far As I Can
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| AFAICS
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| As Far As I Can See
 
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|-
 
| AFAICT
 
| AFAICT
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| AT
 
| AT
 
| [[Abstract data type | Abstract (Data) Type]] / [http://nattermorphisms.blogspot.com/2008/10/2-minute-intro-to-associated-types-type.html Associated (Data) Type] (see also [http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1040306 Associated types with class])
 
| [[Abstract data type | Abstract (Data) Type]] / [http://nattermorphisms.blogspot.com/2008/10/2-minute-intro-to-associated-types-type.html Associated (Data) Type] (see also [http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1040306 Associated types with class])
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| BE
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endianness Big Endian]
 
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| BSD
 
| BSD
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| DAG
 
| DAG
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directed_acyclic_graph Directed acyclic graph]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directed_acyclic_graph Directed acyclic graph]
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| DFA
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deterministic_finite_automaton Deterministic Finite Automaton], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_flow_analysis Data Flow Analysis], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Differential_fault_analysis Differential Fault Analysis] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dual_Factor_Authentication Dual Factor Authentication]
 
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|-
 
| DPH
 
| DPH
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| EDSL
 
| EDSL
 
| [[Embedded domain specific language | Embedded Domain-Specific Language]]
 
| [[Embedded domain specific language | Embedded Domain-Specific Language]]
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|-
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| EHC
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| The [http://www.cs.uu.nl/wiki/bin/view/Ehc/WebHome Essential Haskell Compiler]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| elt
 
| elt
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| FRP
 
| FRP
 
| [[Functional Reactive Programming]]
 
| [[Functional Reactive Programming]]
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|-
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| FSF
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| [http://www.fsf.org/ Free Software Foundation]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| FTW
 
| FTW
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| GPL
 
| GPL
 
| [http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html GNU General Public License]
 
| [http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html GNU General Public License]
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|-
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| GPL2
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| [http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl2.html GNU General Public License, Version 2]
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|-
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| GPL3
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| [http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html GNU General Public License, Version 3]
 
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|-
 
| GSOC
 
| GSOC
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| HTH
 
| HTH
 
| Hope This Helps
 
| Hope This Helps
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|-
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| HTML
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML HyperText Markup Language]
 
|-
 
|-
 
| HUGS
 
| HUGS
 
| [[Hugs | Haskell User's Gofer System]]
 
| [[Hugs | Haskell User's Gofer System]]
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|-
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| HWN
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| [[Haskell Weekly News]]
 
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|-
 
| I18n
 
| I18n
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| IRC
 
| IRC
 
| [[IRC channel | Internet Relay Chat]]
 
| [[IRC channel | Internet Relay Chat]]
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| ISTR
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| I Seem To Recall
 
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|-
 
| JHC
 
| JHC
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| JVM
 
| JVM
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Virtual_Machine Java Virtual Machine]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java_Virtual_Machine Java Virtual Machine]
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| LE
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endianness Little Endian]
 
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|-
 
| LGPL
 
| LGPL
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|-
 
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| LHC
 
| LHC
| [http://lhc.seize.it/ Luxureous Haskell Compiler]. LHC is a whole-program optimizing backend for the Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compiler
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| [http://lhc.seize.it/ Luxurious Haskell Compiler]. LHC is a whole-program optimizing backend for the Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compiler
 
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| LHS
 
| LHS
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| OCAML
 
| OCAML
 
| [http://caml.inria.fr/ Objective Caml] (A programming language)
 
| [http://caml.inria.fr/ Objective Caml] (A programming language)
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| OOM
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| Out Of Memory
 
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|-
 
| OP
 
| OP
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| PVP
 
| PVP
 
| [[Package versioning policy]]
 
| [[Package versioning policy]]
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|-
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| RFC
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Request_For_Comment Request For Comments]
 
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| RHS
 
| RHS
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| SO
 
| SO
| [http://stackoverflow.com/ StackOverflow] (website)
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| [http://stackoverflow.com/ StackOverflow], a programming question and answer site
 
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| SOE
 
| SOE
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|-
 
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| TCO
 
| TCO
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tail_call_optimization Tail-Call Optimisation]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tail_call_optimization Tail-Call Optimization]
 
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| TF
 
| TF
| [[Type families]]
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| [[GHC/Type_families | Type families]]
 
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| TFP
 
| TFP
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| TH
 
| TH
 
| [[Template Haskell]]
 
| [[Template Haskell]]
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|-
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| TIA
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| Thanks In Advance
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| tl;dr
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| Too Long; Didn't Read
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| TLDR
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| Too Long; Didn't Read
 
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| TMR
 
| TMR
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| WHNF
 
| WHNF
 
| [http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Weak+Head+Normal+Form Weak Head Normal Form]
 
| [http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Weak+Head+Normal+Form Weak Head Normal Form]
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| wrt
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| With Respect To, or With Regard To, depending on context
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| XML
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XML eXtensible Markup Language]
 
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| YAHT
 
| YAHT
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| YMMV
 
| YMMV
| [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/your_mileage_may_vary Your Milage May Vary]
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| [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/your_mileage_may_vary Your Mileage May Vary]
 
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Revision as of 19:32, 7 June 2011

An overview of Haskell related abbreviations

Note: if there is an abbreviation you cannot find here, it might be the name of a package, so check the Hackage package list. For GHC related abbreviations, see GHC/List of abbreviations.

ABI Application Binary Interface
ADP Algebraic Dynamic Programming
ADT Abstract Data Type / Algebraic Data Type
AFAIC As Far As I'm Concerned / As Far As I Can
AFAICS As Far As I Can See
AFAICT As Far As I Can Tell
AFAIK As Far As I Know
AFAIU As Far As I Understand
AFRP Arrows-based Functional Reactive Programming, also known as Yampa
AKA Also Known As
ANN Announcement
API Application Programmer Interface
aPToP A practical theory of programming
AT Abstract (Data) Type / Associated (Data) Type (see also Associated types with class)
BE Big Endian
BSD Berkeley Software Distributions (license)
Cabal Common Architecture for Building Applications and Libraries
CAF Constant Applicative Form
CAML A programming language
CFG Context-Free Grammar
CFP Call For Papers - request to send material for a symposium
CPR Constructed Product Result (analysis)
CPS Continuation-Passing Style
CSE Common subexpression elimination
CUFP Commercial Users of Functional Programming
DAG Directed acyclic graph
DFA Deterministic Finite Automaton, Data Flow Analysis, Differential Fault Analysis or Dual Factor Authentication
DPH Data Parallel Haskell
DSEL Domain-Specific Embedded Language
DSL Domain-Specific Language
EDSL Embedded Domain-Specific Language
EHC The Essential Haskell Compiler
elt Element (of a list/set/...)
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FD Functional Dependencies
FFI Foreign Function Interface
FHM Functional Hybrid Modeling
FRP Functional Reactive Programming
FSF Free Software Foundation
FTW For The World / For The Win
FunDeps Functional Dependencies
FWIW For what it's worth
GCC GNU C Compiler
GHC Glasgow Haskell Compiler
GPL GNU General Public License
GPL2 GNU General Public License, Version 2
GPL3 GNU General Public License, Version 3
GSOC Google Summer of Code
GUI Graphical User Interface
HaLVM Haskell Lightweight Virtual Machine
HBC Haskell-B Compiler
HBI Haskell-B Interpreter
HCAR Haskell Communities and Activities Report
HOAS Higher-Order Abstract Syntax (using binding in the host language to represent binding in the embedded language)
HOF Higher-Order Functions
HTH Hope This Helps
HTML HyperText Markup Language
HUGS Haskell User's Gofer System
HWN Haskell Weekly News
I18n Internationalization / Internationalisation (which shows why the abbreviation is useful)
IANAL I Am Not A Lawyer
ICFP International Conference on Functional Programming
IFL Implementation and Application of Functional Languages, symposium
IIRC If I Recall Correctly
IIUC If I Understand Correctly
IME In My Experience
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMNSHO In My Not So Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IOW In Other Words
IR Intermediate Representation in a two-phase compiler
IRC Internet Relay Chat
ISTR I Seem To Recall
JHC John's Haskell Compiler. Compiles to efficient C programs via whole program analysis and other optimizations.
JVM Java Virtual Machine
LE Little Endian
LGPL GNU Lesser General Public License
LHC Luxurious Haskell Compiler. LHC is a whole-program optimizing backend for the Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compiler
LHS Left-Hand Side (of a statement)
LLVM Low-Level Virtual Machine
LtU Lambda the Ultimate (Website)
LYAH Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!
ML A programming language / Mailing list
MPTC Multi-Parameter Type Class
MR Monomorphism Restriction
MTL Monad Transformer Library
NCG Native Code Generator, a GHC backend
nhc98 Nearly a Haskell Compiler
NLP Natural Language Processing
OCAML Objective Caml (A programming language)
OOM Out Of Memory
OP Original Poster (who sent the first e-mail of the current thread)
OT Off-Topic
PADL Practical Aspects of Declarative Languages, symposium
POPL Principles of Programming Languages, Symposium on
POV Point Of View
PRNG Pseudorandom number generator
PVP Package versioning policy
RFC Request For Comments
RHS Right-Hand Side (of a statement)
RNG Random number generator
RWH Real World Haskell, a book about Haskell
SAT SATisfiability problem
SEC Semantic editor combinator
SHE Strathclyde Haskell Enhancement is an experimental preprocessor for the Glasgow Haskell Compiler
SICP Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
SML Standard ML, a programming language
SMP Symmetric Multi-Processing
SMT Satisfiability Modulo Theories
SO StackOverflow, a programming question and answer site
SOE Haskell School Of Expression (title of a book)
SQL Structured Query Language
STG machine Spineless Tagless G-machine (the link points to a .ps.gz file)
STM Software transactional memory
SYB Scrap Your Boilerplate
TaPL Types and Programming Languages (book)
TCM Type Class Morphism
TCO Tail-Call Optimization
TF Type families
TFP Trends in Functional Programming, symposium
TH Template Haskell
TIA Thanks In Advance
tl;dr Too Long; Didn't Read
TLDR Too Long; Didn't Read
TMR The Monad.Reader
UHC Utrecht Haskell Compiler
UTF8 Unicode Transformation Format, byte-oriented
WHNF Weak Head Normal Form
wrt With Respect To, or With Regard To, depending on context
XML eXtensible Markup Language
YAHT Yet Another Haskell Tutorial
YHC York Haskell Compiler
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary