Daniel Santa Cruz | 14 Feb 02:17 2013
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Haskell Weekly News: Issue 258

Welcome to issue 258 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits
of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers the
week of February 03 to 09, 2013.

Quotes of the Week

   * shachaf: The trouble with the lens rabbit hole is that there are a
           few of us here at the bottom, digging.

   * monochrom: "a monad is like drinking water from a bottle without
      human mouth touching bottle mouth"

Top Reddit Stories

   * GHCi 7.4.2 is finally working on ARM
     Domain: luzhuomi.blogspot.com, Score: 49, Comments: 15
     On Reddit: [1] http://goo.gl/yBh9o
     Original: [2] http://goo.gl/Kgx9R

   * Implementation of a Java Just In Time Compiler in Haskell
     Domain: blog.wien.tomnetworks.com, Score: 41, Comments: 15
     On Reddit: [3] http://goo.gl/BjpX3
     Original: [4] http://goo.gl/f1Qrh

   * I/O is pure
     Domain: chris-taylor.github.com, Score: 32, Comments: 41
     On Reddit: [5] http://goo.gl/pYMXz
     Original: [6] http://goo.gl/9xeKd

   * Introduction to Haskell, Lecture 4 is Live (Pattern matching and Guards)
     Domain: shuklan.com, Score: 28, Comments: 7
     On Reddit: [7] http://goo.gl/wvFO6
     Original: [8] http://goo.gl/sKF5C

   * What makes comonads important?
     Domain: self.haskell, Score: 20, Comments: 41
     On Reddit: [9] http://goo.gl/CqS7Z
     Original: [10] http://goo.gl/CqS7Z

   * OdHac, the Haskell Hackathon in Odessa
     Domain: haskell.org, Score: 18, Comments: 2
     On Reddit: [11] http://goo.gl/ZumYI
     Original: [12] http://goo.gl/Pfuaq

   * NYC Haskell Meetup Video: Building a Link Shortener with Haskell and Snap
     Domain: vimeo.com, Score: 18, Comments: 3
     On Reddit: [13] http://goo.gl/j42PG
     Original: [14] http://goo.gl/RRgsl

   * Evaluation-State Assertions in Haskell
     Domain: joachim-breitner.de, Score: 18, Comments: 6
     On Reddit: [15] http://goo.gl/lMMT1
     Original: [16] http://goo.gl/7eLI5

   * A post about computational classical type theory
     Domain: queuea9.wordpress.com, Score: 17, Comments: 14
     On Reddit: [17] http://goo.gl/r8DOO
     Original: [18] http://goo.gl/UIxIY

   * parellella has a forum board for haskell. anyone working in this direction?
     Domain: forums.parallella.org, Score: 13, Comments: 5
     On Reddit: [19] http://goo.gl/BSfRd
     Original: [20] http://goo.gl/qLnG0

   * Haskell Lectures - University of Virginia (Nishant Shukla)
     Domain: shuklan.com, Score: 13, Comments: 3
     On Reddit: [21] http://goo.gl/CxTPI
     Original: [22] http://goo.gl/JkhXz

   * NYC Haskell Meetup Video: Coding and Reasoning with Purity, Strong Types and Monads
     Domain: vimeo.com, Score: 13, Comments: 2
     On Reddit: [23] http://goo.gl/MmGZb
     Original: [24] http://goo.gl/Vj63w

   * Introducing fixed-points via Haskell
     Domain: apfelmus.nfshost.com, Score: 9, Comments: 34
     On Reddit: [25] http://goo.gl/UuCc1
     Original: [26] http://goo.gl/SCVJc

Top StackOverflow Questions

   * Is spoon unsafe in Haskell?
     votes: 19, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [27] http://goo.gl/6RDku

   * What general structure does this type have?
     votes: 17, answers: 4
     Read on SO: [28] http://goo.gl/2GV0V

   * Why aren't Nums Ords in Haskell?
     votes: 14, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [29] http://goo.gl/8Hrkn

   * Why does cabal install reinstall packages already in .cabal/lib
     votes: 12, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [30] http://goo.gl/yMXCh

   * Free Monad of a Monad
     votes: 12, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [31] http://goo.gl/kpV2q

   * Haskell pattern match “diverge” and ⊥
     votes: 11, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [32] http://goo.gl/VeRUJ

   * How can one make a private copy of Hackage
     votes: 11, answers: 2
     Read on SO: [33] http://goo.gl/ZNAwL

   * Recursion Schemes in Agda
     votes: 9, answers: 1
     Read on SO: [34] http://goo.gl/xtmqr

Until next time,
+Daniel Santa Cruz

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