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Proposal: New mailing lists -- haskell-jobs &haskell-academia

haskell-cafe - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 2:33pm
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 The proposal is simply as follows. 1. Make a list, haskell-jobs. This would be primarily for job postings and looking-for-job posts. A secondary purpose is discussing jobs. E.g. "Anyone know any jobs in the Foo area?", and meta-discussions like "How well does Haskell jobs pay in your experience?". 2. Make a list, haskell-academia. This would be primarily for studentship postings and call for papers. A secondary purpose is discussing academia. E.g. "Anyone know any unis that use Haskell extensively in the Foo area?", and meta-discussions like "How well is Haskell taught at unis in your experience?" The motivation for this is twofold. 1. We get a lot of job postings and studentship postings. Many of these will be ignored by readers, up until they suddenly find themselves looking for a job or studentship. It would be useful if they could then easily filter their email on lists -- or go to the online archives for that specific list. The latter is a big Win, b
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Haste-perch: for dynamic html

Haskell on Reddit - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:15am
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Haskell Weekly News: Issue 298

General haskell list - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:59am
Welcome to issue 298 of the HWN, an issue covering crowd-sourced bits of information about Haskell from around the web. This issue covers from June 15 to 28, 2014 Quotes of the Week * Kinnison * imagines a radio station playing only things like 'Life tru a Lens', stuff by 'Dire States' or 'Monadonna' Top Reddit Stories * Today I published an introductory book on Haskell Data Analysis Domain:, Score: 99, Comments: 26 Original: [1] On Reddit: [2] * Backpack: An ML-like module system for Haskell Domain:, Score: 76, Comments: 44 Original: [3] On Reddit: [4] * Cgrep, a context-aware grep for source code. Domain:, Score: 67, Comments: 13 Original: [5] On Reddit: [6] * Teenage Haskell Domain:, Score: 63, Comments: 7 Original: [7]
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GLUT under Windows using ghc 7.8.2?

haskell-cafe - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 12:31am
It appears that The Haskell Platform includes libglut32.a and other important libs, so it is self-contained, provided users can work with the version of ghc that is provided: currently 7.6.3 under Windows. In particular, 'cabal install glut' works fine with the default version of ghc. But if I try using ghc-7.8.2 I get: Configuring GLUT- cabal: Missing dependencies on a foreign library: * Missing C library: glut32 ... All of the following do not change the result: 1. Adding --extra-lib-dirs=c:\glut-3.7.6-bin to the command line. 2. Using freeglut instead of glut 3. Copying libglut.a from The Haskell Package mingw/lib directory to c:\ghc-3.8.2\mingw\lib (dangerous because I am mixing architectures here). How does cabal decide that the C library glut32 is missing? Where is it looking? Why doesn't it look in the places I specify? Thanks, Dominick
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PhD studentship on interval computation in Haskell

General haskell list - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:50am
------------------------------------------------- PhD studentship - Interval Computation in Haskell ------------------------------------------------- * Applicants should have a strong background in real analysis and functional programming. * The closing date for applications is 18th July 2014. * The project will be supervised by Michal Konečný, Aston University. * The student will receive a 3-year studentship of £15,500/year. * UK/EU student's fee is covered, non-EU student's fee is £10,914 in 2014/2015. * The student will act as a teaching assistant for a distance learning course approx. 7h/week. * For more information, use the following links: o Description of the potential project topics[1] o AERN - a Haskell interval computation library[2] o Supervisor's home page[3] o Department research home page[4] o Details of the studentship and links to application forms[5] (The above advert is also available at http:/
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Closed type families, apartness, and occurs check

glasgow-user - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 9:19am
From the user manual, it sounds like a clause of a closed type family should be rejected once no subsitution of the type could make it unify with the clause. If so, it doesn't seem to do an occurs check: type family IsEq a b :: Bool where   IsEq a a = True   IsEq a b = False forall a . IsEq a a :: Bool = forall (a :: k). 'True forall a . IsEq a [a] :: Bool = forall a. IsEq a [a] I came across this while trying to using Generics to find the immediate children of a term - this sort of non-reduction happens while comparing a type like (Term var) with a constructor argument of type var. Brandon _______________________________________________ Glasgow-haskell-users mailing list Glasgow-haskell-users< at >
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New gtk2hs 0.12.4 release

gtk2hs - Wed, 11/21/2012 - 12:56pm

Thanks to John Lato and Duncan Coutts for the latest bugfix release! The latest packages should be buildable on GHC 7.6, and the cairo package should behave a bit nicer in ghci on Windows. Thanks to all!


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