[Haskell-cafe] help me evangelize haskell.
C K Kashyap
ckkashyap at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 21:40:07 EDT 2010
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 10:51 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> That's a separate module, based on System.Process --
>> Hi Dan,
>> This presentation is really nice.
>> I went over it a couple of times and I think this ppt will help me try
>> to use Haskell for things that I usually use Perl for :)
>> A quick question - import Process bombs on my GHCI(The Glorious
>> Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 6.12.3) -what do I need to
>> do for that?
>> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 11:12 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> > Gaius:
>> >> My usual rhetoric is that one-off, throwaway scripts never are, and
>> >> not only do they tend to stay around but they take on a life of their
>> >> own. Today's 10-line file munger is tomorrow's thousand-line ETL batch
>> >> job on which the business depends for some crucial data - yet the
>> >> original author is long gone and no-one dares modify in case it
>> >> breaks. So it is just good sense to use sound practices from the very
>> >> beginning.
>> > I gave a tech talk recently on using Haskell for scripting -- and it is
>> > built on the idea that today's throw away script is tomorrow's key piece
>> > of infrastructure -- so you better get the maintainance and safety story
>> > right:
>> > http://donsbot.wordpress.com/2010/08/17/practical-haskell/
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