[KyOSS Discuss] new functional programming meetup

John Hicks johnhicks at kyoss.org
Tue Sep 18 03:27:44 EDT 2012

Stew, sounds great. Feel free to publicize your FunKy meetings on this 
list and post them on the kyoss.org calendar.

(Also, maybe a little refresher on why it was that we're so excited 
about functional programming. I'm sure I know; and it'll come to me any 
second; just need a hint or two. :)


On 09/17/2012 10:51 PM, Mike O'Connor wrote:
> Aloha all kyossers,
> I'm sorry I'm missed all recent meetings.  I'll lay part of the blame on
> us having our second child recently. or something
> My last presentation to kyoss was a an intro to functional programming
> using haskell.  Since that presentation, 100% of the programming I've
> been doing has been functional programming.  I'm thoroughly addicted.
> It's got me ignoring all my responsibilities to Debian, which is hard to
> do :)
> I've decided to start a meetup group specifically about Functional
> Programming to see if I can scare up others in the area, and see if
> anyone else wants to talk about this stuff in more detail, as my wife is
> completely done pretending to be slightly interested in listening to me
> spout about this stuff :) Anyway, the page for the meetup group I've
> just created is here:
> http://www.meetup.com/Functional-Programmers-of-Kentucky-funky/
> I haven't yet figured out when or where we would meet.  If you have
> idea's let me know.
> I promise that I'll start making meetings at kyoss more frequently.
> We're starting to get this two children thing under control :)
> stew
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