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What you request makes no sense - <br>
 
What you request makes no sense - <br>
 
rethink your bad code."</blockquote>
 
rethink your bad code."</blockquote>
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By shapr:
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<blockquote>the snow falls slowly<br>
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the lambdas are lifting -<br>
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weak head normal form.</blockquote>
   
 
=== From haskell-cafe ===
 
=== From haskell-cafe ===

Revision as of 17:41, 7 December 2008

Contents

1 Haskell haikus

1st prize in 'Original code poems' in the "Waikato ACM Code Poetry Contest 2006":

Haskell is concise
Functional well-typed and neat
It is like Haiku

By FMota, preserved in Lambdabot:

Haskell's cryptic form
is natural to some folks
and so is Haiku's

1.1 Monad haikus

From Monad laws#But it doesn't look exactly like an "associative law"...:

Monad axioms:
Kleisli composition forms
a category.

1.2 From #haskell

empty list error:
this elegant program dies
so very quickly
less time debugging
more time downloading your brain
to the type system
type checker: "You fool!
What you request makes no sense -
rethink your bad code."

By shapr:

the snow falls slowly
the lambdas are lifting -
weak head normal form.

1.3 From haskell-cafe

By Thomas Hartman:

You come for magic
silver bullets slaying bugs...
It is only code!

By Neil Davies:

Yesterday it worked.
Today it is still working
Haskell is like that!

1.4 From The Monad.Reader

See Issue 9 of The Monad.Reader; these haikus by Wouter Swierstra all related to Summer of Code projects:

Abstracting Parsec
over any input type.
The world on a String.
Improving Hackage.
Daemons can build your package
and Haddock your code.
Haskell IDE,
will it ever beat Emacs?
Only time will tell.
To load code faster
and save disk space, GHC
must share libraries.
Binding to libcurl.
Get your data from the web.
Who needs Firefox?
A tracer that can't
cope with Cabalized code is
an old Hat, indeed.