[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: #haskell-in-depth IRC channel
DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Feb 4 06:11:08 EST 2009
On Wed, 4 Feb 2009 09:35:03 +0000, Dougal Stanton <ithika at gmail.com>
>On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 5:32 AM, Benjamin L. Russell
><DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> If neither #haskell nor #haskell-in-depth is appropriate,
>> perhaps they would feel more comfortable in a
>> Haskell-beginners-specific channel?
>The danger with that is the only people who go there are beginners
>looking for advice. Without advisers also, it would quickly wither.
>How has the beginners' mailing list worked out, in this regard? At
>least with a ML it's possible to set aside some part of the day to
>answering questions... the same is not really possible for 5-hour-old
>conversations on IRC.
It seems to have been working out quite well. Last month, there were
a total of 57 threads, including 192 messages in Haskell-Beginners.
Most questions get responses within a few minutes. You can see the
archives for last month at
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