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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell not ready for Foo [was: Re: Hypothetical Hask

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskell not ready for Foo [was: Re: Hypothetical Haskell job in New York]
From: Tim Newsham
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 09:56:37 -1000 HST
The number of applications requiring the implementation of a custom web server is an insignificant fraction of the number of applications requiring a messaging system. I don't think anyone would dispute Haskell's ability to do low-level, raw networking, of the type that few people actually need to do. It's the higher level stuff where there's a huge amount of room for improvement.

You replied to someone discussing using Haskell at a CDN to implement
things like web servers by saying that Haskell wasn't suitable for
the task.


Tim Newsham
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