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The 2007 Haskell Hackathon, Hac 07

January 10-12, 2007

Oxford University Computing Laboratory

Following the success of the GHC Hackathon at ICFP, we are pleased to announce that the inaugural Haskell Hackathon! The event will be held over 3 days, January 10-12 2007, at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, in the UK.

The plan is to hack on Haskell infrastructure, tools, libraries and compilers. To attend please register, and get ready to hack those lambdas!

Contents

1 Where

Oxford University Computing Laboratory, Oxford, UK.

2 Important dates

10-12 January, 2007

         January 2007
    Su  Mo  Tu  We  Th  Fr  Sa
         1   2   3   4   5   6
     7   8   9 [10__11__12] 13 
    14  15  16  17  18  19  20
    21  22  23  24  25  26  27
    28  29  30  31

From 10am until the code stops typechecking, at the Oxford University Computing Laboratory, UK.

3 Registration

If you will be attending add your name to the Registration page. Numbers may be limited, depending on availablity of space.

4 Logistics

4.1 Accomodation

Todo: list of local hotels within walking distance.

4.2 Travel

Oxford University Computing Laboratory

Oxford

Flying

  • London Heathrow (LHR) is the best airport.

4.3 Food

Arranged locally.

5 Facilities

5.1 What to bring

  • Yourself
  • Laptop, wireless card, ethernet cable
  • Typechecker
  • Lambdas
  • Brain snacks

5.2 Before you arrive

5.3 What we will bring

  • Wireless net access
  • Wired net access
  • Room to hack
  • Power points

5.4 What to hack on

A list of projects people want to work on. Add your list!

  • porting libraries
  • new library/tool releases
  • compiler ports: want to get YHC running on your favourite machine?
  • new tools
  • infrastructure hacking: cabal, hackage
  • documentation
  • tutorials
  • bug squashing
  • feature implementations (walk the Trac list)

Scheduling is flexible, feel free to drop in any time during the 3 days.

6 Related events

  • PADL, Nice/France, January 14-15 2007
  • DAMP, Nice/France, January 16
  • TLDI, Nice/France, January 16
  • POPL, Nice/France, January 17-19 2007

7 Organisers