[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] Why functional programming matters
dons at galois.com
Wed Jan 23 18:04:26 EST 2008
> Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> >2. War stories from real life. eg "In company X in 2004 they rewrote
> >their application in Haskell/Caml with result Y". Again, for my purpose
> >I can't tell very long stories; but your message can give a bit more
> >detail than one might actually give in a presentation. The more concrete
> >and specific, the better. E.g. what, exactly, about using a functional
> >language made it a win for you?
> We  implemented an ad-hoc chat system in Haskell in the SEP  at
> the TU-Braunschweig.
Looks like lots of great code in there,
Will we see this packaged for hackage.haskell.org soon?
Some of those modules look very reusable.
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