Fwd: [scalanlp] Haskell and Scala NLP

David Hall dlwh at berkeley.edu
Tue Jun 14 18:11:16 BST 2011

Got bounced the first time.

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From: David Hall <dlwh at cs.berkeley.edu>
Date: Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 9:56 AM
Subject: Re: [scalanlp] Haskell and Scala NLP
To: scalanlp at googlegroups.com, nlp at projects.haskell.org

Thanks for posting!

It's nice to meet you all.

What kind of rivalry did you have in mind? :)

-- David

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 7:11 AM, Eric Kow <eric.kow at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello {Haskell,Scala} NLPers!
> I just learned about the Scala NLP list.  Haskell programmer here
> thinking of rewriting one of my minor components in Scala to simplify
> installation within the GATE or U-Compare frameworks.
> It occurred to me that folks on the Haskell list might be interested in
> the Scala list and vice-versa since we're both about the functional
> programming and both caught in a Pythonic or Java oriented landscape.
> You can find out more about these projects at
> 1. http://projects.haskell.org/nlp/
> 2. http://www.scalanlp.org/
> Unfortunately, Haskell NLP list is a bit quieter, still basically
> trying to grow to critical mass.  Scala hackers, this could be a good
> chance to wave hello and strike up a conversation!
> Thanks,
> PS. It's tempting to try and engineer a (friendly) rivalry between
>    the two communities just to shake things up a little :-D
> --
> Eric Kow <http://erickow.com>
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