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 Haskell is a computer programming language. In particular, it is a polymorphically typed, lazy, purely functional language, quite different from most other programming languages. The language is named for Haskell Brooks Curry, whose work in mathematical logic serves as a foundation for functional languages. Haskell is based on lambda calculus, hence the lambda we use as a logo. Haskell is an advanced purely functional programming language. An open source product of more than twenty years of cutting edge research, it allows rapid development of robust, concise, correct software. With strong support for integration with other languages, built-in concurrency and parallelism, debuggers, profilers, rich libraries and an active community, Haskell makes it easier to produce flexible, maintainable high-quality software.
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 * Tutorial: http://www.haskell.org/tutorial/  * Tutorials: http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Meta-tutorial
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  * Compiles haskell to c-code and uses gcc to create binaries out of this.
  * conforms to haskell98
  * debian package: ghc6
  * Optimizing native-code compiler and bytecode interpreter. The implementation used by the vast majority of the Haskell community.
  * Conforms to Haskell '98 and supports [[http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/ghc-language-features.html|many extensions]].
  * Debian package: ghc
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 * There is a debian policy for packaging haskell: http://urchin.earth.li/~ian/haskell-policy/haskell-policy.html/index.html
 * Mailing list debian-haskell: http://urchin.earth.li/mailman/listinfo/debian-haskell
 * There is a debian policy for packaging haskell: http://pkg-haskell.alioth.debian.org/haskell-policy/
 * Mailing list debian-haskell: http://lists.debian.org/debian-haskell/
 * DebianWiki page: DebianWiki:Haskell
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 * IainLane (laney)

About Haskell

Haskell is an advanced purely functional programming language. An open source product of more than twenty years of cutting edge research, it allows rapid development of robust, concise, correct software. With strong support for integration with other languages, built-in concurrency and parallelism, debuggers, profilers, rich libraries and an active community, Haskell makes it easier to produce flexible, maintainable high-quality software.

(taken from http://www.haskell.org)

Language Reference/Standards

Compilers/Interpreters

  • ghc

    • Optimizing native-code compiler and bytecode interpreter. The implementation used by the vast majority of the Haskell community.
    • Conforms to Haskell '98 and supports many extensions.

    • Debian package: ghc
  • nhc98

    • Compiles haskell to small executables that run in small amounts of memory.
    • conforms to haskell98, excepting these deficiences

  • hugs

    • Interpreter for haskell
    • conforms to haskell98
    • debian package: hugs

Packaging Haskell

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