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Author Topic: Lambda the Ultimate - Programming Language Weblog - Call for Writers  (Read 3650 times)


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I read Lambda the Ultimate regularly - though it's a bit too much on theory for me to follow it in detail.  But I definitely appreciate the site and hope it continnues.

The Future of LtU
Recently the homepage is almost dead, and the discussions about important papers that are mentioned on the home page almost non-existent.

I am sad to say that if this continues LtU will fade away - something I am sure none of us wants.

This is a cry for help. If you are an editor, please try to post news you come across that might interest the LtU community. Take part in the discussions (you don't have to participate in all of them! participating in discussions on "static typing" is optional...) If you are an editor, are reading LtU, but haven't posted in a long time, don't feel you have become an outsider. You are still part of the team, and I for one am interested in what you might want to share. I know some long time editors got discouraged for various reasons -- I think now is a good time to return and reshape things to what they used to be.

If you are a regular reader and participate in the forum regularly, if you think you understand the spirit of LtU, how about signing up to become an editor? The process is simple (basically, you have to email me and that's it).

Many of you have personal blogs, and they are great resources. I still think the LtU community effort had an additional value it'd be a shame to lose. If you agree - post!

Finally, if you are a programming language scholar, and are reading and enjoying LtU - how about signing up to be a guest blogger?


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Re: Lambda the Ultimate - Programming Language Weblog - Call for Writers
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2006, 03:45 PM »
Is this in any way related to the lambda calculus, basis of the LISP programming language?
If it is... I'm not that sorry they are disappearing.. :P

(just kidding, diverisity is good, and i do appreciate others' work. I just think they should choose a better theme to be working on ;) )