Haskell Weekly News: September 6, 2005

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New Releases


Emacs haskell-mode. Frederik Eaton began a thread on the Emacs haskell-mode, asking where the latest version is available from.

Time limits on computations. Dmitry Vyal asked how to set a time limit on computations. Several different suggestions were presented over the course of the discussion.

Haskell Toolchain

The Haskell CVS server, previously hosted at OGI, is now being hosted by Galois. There is a new machine and updated software, but it should be a drop-in replacement overall.

Darcs Corner

Darcs 1.0.4pre3 and pre4. Two new Darcs prerelease versions happened this week. First, 1.0.4pre3 was announced this week. 1.0.4pre4 quickly followed, correcting an error in a Makefile. This is expected to be the last prerelease prior to 1.0.4 itself.

Quote of the Week

"When I read through a Haskell program, it's more like reading a novel than solving a calculus problem." -- post on the Haskell Sequence

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