[Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
I liked Go's mascot, and I figure it couldn't hurt to have our own. I spent the past hour making this: http://i.imgur.com/Mib6Q.png What do you think? -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljeno...@gmail.com wrote: Um do we _really_ need a mascot? I don't think a programming community every really needs a mascot, just nice to have. And no offence to your artistic abilities, but even if we did, I don't see

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:39 PM, Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons dofp.hask...@gmail.com wrote: I don't see how a lamb relates to Haskell :/ The lamb is named Da. That works too. I couldn't resist: http://i.imgur.com/5222B.png See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_of_the_Lambda_Calculus

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 10:18 PM, John Meacham j...@repetae.net wrote: People tend to concentrate on the lambda which cooresponds to the functional aspect of haskell when designing logos. Not nearly enough attention is paid to the other striking feature, the laziness. The 'bottom' symbol _|_

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
Da the lamb, I like that. -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-15 Thread heathmatlock
Last image for the night, http://i.imgur.com/CE9Tk.png On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:03 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: Da the lamb, I like that. -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-16 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 5:54 AM, Jerzy Karczmarczuk jerzy.karczmarc...@unicaen.fr wrote: Do you mind some ... how to say ... offside comments? 1. The Curry Da mascot looks like a penguin disguised as a lamb. I have nothing against penguins ! Hi Jerry, thanks for your input. The reason to

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-16 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 3:15 PM, Giovanni Tirloni gtirl...@sysdroid.comwrote: On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 7:06 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: Some might picture a symphony or what looks like newspaper origami when they hear Da, and some might picture food when they hear Curry. I

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-16 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 4:49 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: You're probably right, I guess someone can create a new poll like the previous one: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/w8/~andru/cgi-perl/civs/results.pl?num_winners=1id=E_d21b0256a4fd5ed7algorithm=beatpath I would create

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-17 Thread heathmatlock
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Andrew Coppin andrewcop...@btinternet.com wrote: On 16/11/2011 04:50 AM, heathmatlock wrote: If you're going to draw a piece of graphics, why use ASCII workarounds like _|_, when you can use the real thing (i.e., ⊥)? Noted, will change. Are we going

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-17 Thread heathmatlock
Last time to upload images for a long time, the break is here and I have work to do! I got a bit tired of explaining that it's a lamb, and not something similar to a rat, so I made the face less abstract. My little niece liked it better than the old one for some reason. Here's some images I threw

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-21 Thread heathmatlock
Cute! I like it! On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 7:52 AM, Karol Samborski edv.ka...@gmail.comwrote: 2011/11/21 Karol Samborski edv.ka...@gmail.com: Hi all, This is my sister's proposition: http://origami.bieszczady.pl/images/The_Lamb_Da.png What do you think? Second version:

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
Wasn't planning on it, but I saw some emails on the topic, so I worked on what I presented earlier: http://imgur.com/a/yIUOA A favicon is attached as well, it probably could use more work. attachment: favicon.ico___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
I goofed on a few images, but I'm a bit tired to correct them at the moment. Also, I'll upload higher res images another time, they don't look terrible up close. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:52 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: Wasn't planning on it, but I saw some emails on the topic

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
For some reason, I can't rest until this is done, so here's the larger images (with corrections): http://imgur.com/a/CTFJZ There's a download button on the top-right of the thumbnail if you want to observe the lamb up close. ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
Here are some examples of how the mascot can be used on the wiki: http://imgur.com/a/Hu1ve -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:34 AM, Vincent Hanquez t...@snarc.org wrote: I think cute is good enough, and heathmatlock's lamb da, a good and simple name with a funny pun, definitely made me smile, and hope that's something i see on haskell tshirts soon ;-) Done. http://open.spreadshirt.com

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-22 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:48 AM, Michael Orlitzky mich...@orlitzky.comwrote: On 11/22/11 16:52, heathmatlock wrote: I liked him more back when he was called Curry. That he is a lamb is a cute play on words. But for me, The Lamb Da was facepalm-inducing because it seems like it's trying too

Re: [Haskell-cafe] lambda.fm How can I use this to help the Haskell community?

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
Stream podcasts on functional programming. On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 5:39 AM, Ben Wright bwright...@gmail.com wrote: A while back I somehow managed to get the domain name, lambda.fm and I am simply creating this post to get some ideas from the community on what it could be used for to help the

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Moritz Fischer hask...@pure-entropy.orgwrote: If you want people to identify even faster with Da, start by uploading some CC licenced SVGs. One thing that helps a lot imho is to allow other people to be creative with it, too. Done. Darcs:

Re: [Haskell-cafe] A Mascot

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:31 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Moritz Fischer hask...@pure-entropy.orgwrote: If you want people to identify even faster with Da, start by uploading some CC licenced SVGs. One thing that helps a lot imho

[Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot?

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
Question: Do you want a mascot? Answers: Yes No -- This is an attempt to figure out if this idea is going anywhere. ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot?

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Alexander Bernauer alex-hask...@copton.net wrote: Yes PS: Why not using Doodle for the poll? Email is an easy way to make sure nobody votes twice. -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot? -- please stop this

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Giovanni Tirloni gtirl...@sysdroid.comwrote: 1. It's unlikely to get feedback from the larger Haskell community 2. It floods people with email they don't care (unless they care to keep track of the results) 3. One can just as easily create throw-away emails,

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot? -- please stop this

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
and a week with this, since it's going to be long next couple of days. Happy Thanksgiving to anyone celebrating the Holiday tomorrow. On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 4:36 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Giovanni Tirloni gtirl...@sysdroid.comwrote: 1. It's

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot? -- please stop this

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
speaking about a mascot for awhile. On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 11:58 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.comwrote: I closed the poll, it's showing 51% no and 50% yes, 129 to 128 respectively. I also found out you can vote as many times as you want without restriction, with no IP logging whatsoever

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Polls on Haskellers.com

2011-11-23 Thread heathmatlock
Well that was a quick response. I think it's silly the idea that someone would cast more votes than one on an election for this, but I can't trust a poll where someone can continually click yes or no over and over. I like your idea. On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Michael Snoyman

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Haskellers.com polls (specifically, the mascot question)

2011-11-25 Thread heathmatlock
Posted on reddit. http://redd.it/mpb54 On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 6:02 AM, Michael Snoyman mich...@snoyman.comwrote: For everyone emailing about email verification not working: it's fixed now, the date on the server was incorrect, and therefore Amazon SES was rejecting the request. Side point:

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Poll: Do you want a mascot?

2011-11-27 Thread heathmatlock
Yes On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:11 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.com wrote: Question: Do you want a mascot? Answers: Yes No -- This is an attempt to figure out if this idea is going anywhere. -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell

[Haskell-cafe] Mascot Poll Results

2011-11-27 Thread heathmatlock
Haskellers.com poll: Yes 52 votes (50%), 22 verified votes (53%) No 51 votes (49%), 19 verified votes (46%) Email: Yes 14 (64%) No8 (36%) Seems a bit divided. -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Mascot Poll Results

2011-11-27 Thread heathmatlock
Heh, I miscounted the email poll (turns out to be pretty difficult to grep for answers). Correct email results (as of writing): Yes 15 (65%) No8 (35%) On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 3:37 PM, heathmatlock heathmatl...@gmail.com wrote: Haskellers.com poll: Yes 52 votes (50%), 22 verified votes (53

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Mascot Poll Results

2011-11-27 Thread heathmatlock
Weighted average of the verified results: Yes 57% No 42% -- Heath Matlock +1 256 274 4225 ___ Haskell-Cafe mailing list Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe

Re: [Haskell-cafe] Mascot Poll Results

2011-11-27 Thread heathmatlock
On Nov 27, 2011 7:51 PM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljeno...@gmail.com wrote: Ummm. how are you doing the weighting? ( (Percent of yes or no vote for poll 1 * total num votes poll1) + (Percent of yes or no votes for poll 2 * total num votes of poll 2) ) / (total num votes for poll 1 +

[Haskell-cafe] Haskellers in Nashville,TN

2013-10-12 Thread heathmatlock
Anyone here from the Nashville, TN area? t would be nice to meet regularly with others to discuss and work with Haskell. Also, this group is now available: www.meetup.com/The-Haskell-Study-Group/ If you want to participate remotely, that works too, I'm just looking for others to meet with