[Haskell-cafe] How easy is it to hire Haskell programmers
dons at galois.com
Fri Jul 2 22:39:33 EDT 2010
> >> Hmm, interesting. Applicative and Traversable are two classes I've never
> >> used and don't really understand the purpose of. I have no idea what
> >> hsc2hs is. I keep hearing finger trees mentioned, but only in connection
> >> to papers that I can't access. So I guess that means that I don't count
> >> as a "knowledgable" Haskell programmer. :-(
> > RWH is free and online, and covers many useful things. There's no
> > excuse :-)
> Knowing about something /= knowing how to use it. I own and have read
> RWH, but I've never had to use hsc2hs, or Applicative, etc.
Writing libraries that bind to C is a great way to have to use a lot of
hsc2hs (or c2hs), so clearly you need to contribute more libraries :-)
But in this case, the OP didn't even know *about* the something.
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